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Sir Ken Robinson jokes that when he goes to a dinner party and says he works in education, the conversation stops.
“Of course,” he says, “if you’re in education, you aren’t invited to dinner parties.”
When you say that you work in Montessori education, polite looks of curiosity often follow; not many people know about Maria Montessori and her educational methodology, which was developed more than a century ago. Although there are literally hundreds of Montessori schools throughout the world – and many of those are in your town – people remain puzzled by them. They may not look like the schools of their youth. Continue reading