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This page contains resources pertaining to Teacher Education, Parent Education and School Promotion. The site is used by educators from more than 60 countries and averages about 1800 views per month.

The information is presented in three different formats: articles, videos, and transcripts from a weekly on-line Q and A chat room called Ask a Mentor. The information is organized by class level, audience, content, and format. Resources pertaining to more than one area are cross-referenced.

Of particular convenience is the search feature at the bottom of the page. You can type in any word and all content with that word will be listed with a brief excerpt to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Creativity Crisis

Again the genius of Montessori has been "discovered", or rather validated, by current research. Po Bronson, author of Nuture Shock, has written an article about the statistically measurable decline in creativity in American children over the last 50 years. Needless to say, a Montessori environment by nature holds the answers. I think that the article is good reading both as a staff exercise and for parents as another way to reveal just what it is we do so well.

Click here to read "The Creativity Crisis"