What we need is a world full of miracles, like the miracle of seeing the young child seeking work and independence, and manifesting a wealth of enthusiasm and love.-Maria Montessori
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John Hunter, a keynote speaker at the AMS 2014 Annual Conference and creator of the World Peace Game, shares his thoughts about peace education and how Maria Montessori’s ideals of the prepared environment and following the child can lead to new discoveries for students and educators alike.
Peace education is a vital component of the Montessori curriculum. The teaching of peace and global citizenship can transform a child’s life and lead them to a more fulfilling world view. Learn more about Montessori education at www.amshq.org/Montessori
If you would like to read more about the Montessori approach to education, we suggest these books:
The Montessori Foundation is a good source for informative articles and videos.
Here is a short list of books on parenting that we recommend:
Here is a video about the benefit of completing the 3-year cycle in the 3-6 classroom (“The Kindergarten Year”).
Many well-known innovators have been graduates of Montessori schools. To read articles about some of these creators, click below:
Here is a link to another Montessori school’s extensive resource list, as well as access to a video clip of Google creators discussing their Montessori education.
Montessori Education Week is celebrated internationally every year, during a week in early spring. Click below to see a slideshow created by MSP in honor of Montessori Education Week.
The Montessori School of Pensacola is the only accredited Montessori school in the Pensacola area.