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Fundamental educational principles of Montessori education

  Although the Montessori method has been applied as causes of its frequency, it is possible to find at least 8 fundamental principles of this pedagogical style at the base of the work of the Montessori and later popular developments.   Learning by discovery. The educational philosophy of Montessori has a markedly constructivist character. It…

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Montessori Education Provides Better Outcomes than Traditional Methods, Study Finds

A study comparing outcomes of children at a public inner-city Montessori school with children who attended traditional schools indicates that Montessori education leads to children with better social and academic skills.   The study appears in the September 29, 2006 issue of the journal Science (article full text). Montessori education is characterized by multi-age classrooms, a special…

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COULD MY KID HAVE CELIAC DISEASE?

Celiac disease shows up in so many different ways. Although experts say there are not “typical” symptoms, if you detect signs as diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, stomach aches, rash, irritability, fatigue, inadequate growth, anemia, migraines and hyperactivity in your kid, maybe it is time to take him to the doctor for an accurate test. This disease…

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ARE YOU RAISING A “MILLENNIAL”?

Millennials

Millennials are also known as Generation Y and the “Echo Boomers” (children of the Baby boomers), they were born in the 1980s and 1990s and have certain characteristics that give them a specific character and behavior. According to some studies, Millennials are a “civic-minded” generation with a strong sense of community both local and global.…

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