Montessori in the News

MSM Press Coverage

Montessori Education Provides Better Outcomes Than Traditional Methods, Study Indicates

Sept. 29, 2006 -- 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 appeared in the Sept. 29, 2006 issue of the journal Science.

Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos, Announces Donation for Expanding Montessori Education

Mr. Bezos said the new education effort would build and run a national nonprofit network of free Montessori-inspired preschools.

“I’m excited about that because it will give us the opportunity to learn, invent, and improve,” he wrote. “We’ll use the same set of principles that have driven Amazon. Most important among those will be genuine, intense customer obsession. The child will be the customer.” Mr. Bezos went to Montessori schools and has said it developed his sense of exploration and focus.
— Excerpt from the New York Times

New Montessori Research Center at the University of Kansas

America’s first dedicated center for Montessori research has just been launched at The University of Kansas, led by AMS senior researcher, Dr. Angela Murray, and advised by AMS executive director, Dr. Tim Purnell. This center was achieved through AMS’s decade-long commitment to research that illustrates the efficacy of Dr. Montessori’s pedagogy. We are excited about the potential that AMS and KU’s research efforts have for proliferating Montessori education in our schools.

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Famous Montessori Alumni

Will Wright Creator The Sims, Was Inspired By Montessori

Will Wright | American Montessori Society

The American Montessori Society is pleased to present a testimonial to the value of Montessori education from Will Wright, creator of SimCity and The Sims.

Living Montessori: Stephen Curry and Family

Courtesy of the American Montessori Society

Prince George's 1st Day of Montessori

Courtesy of ABC News

Google Founders Talk Montessori

Courtesy of ABC News

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