“The goal of early childhood education should be to cultivate the child’s own natural desire to learn.” – Maria Montessori

Archive for September, 2013

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Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests

Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests

Children at Montessori primary schools perform better than those at traditional schools, RTL news reports after studying the results of nationwide tests. – See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/09/montessori_pupils_perform_best.php#sthash.TSGp9qNl.dpuf

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No freedom to play or explore outside for children

No freedom to play or explore outside for children

Today’s children spend a fraction of their free time outdoors – what a pity, says Patrick Barkham