Dr. Maria Montessori was born in Chiaravalle, Italy on August 31, 1870. As a young woman, Maria began her education at Via di San Nicolo da Tolentino and then proceeded to conquer the barriers for the restricted careers of women.
The Montessori School of Raleigh is the Triangle’s modern embodiment and mindful practice of the time-proven Montessori philosophy, developing agile thinkers, poised communicators, and gracious collaborators—engineers of authentic and fulfilling lives.
As the sun peeped out from under the clouds, the Academic Festival Overture of Johannes Brahms resounded throughout the Gym, and hundreds of students Grades 1 through 12, faculty, and staff processed in to take their seats for the school’s first-ever Opening Convocation.
“I see the future every day—they’re walking all around me,” says veteran LE Directress Donna Boyd.
The Montessori Method of child-centered learning has been used across the globe as an alternative to traditional education for more than a century.
With more than 100 years of the Montessori educational approach in action, many rumors or myths have developed about the program over time.
College should be the time in life when a young person accelerates and experiences the excitement of learning, deciding how they want to have an impact on the world outside of the classroom.
Unfortunately, many teens arrive at college to take their first steps into adulthood exhausted and burned out, weary from years spent trying to achieve what many schools define as success.
Entrepreneurship is consistently a hot topic, what with consumers clamoring for innovation across all industries.
The excitement over new technologies and the startup culture has extended into the job search for students completing their educations. In fact, 69 percent of students are interested in working for startups; this despite the high risk of failure, the long working hours necessary to drive a new business to success and the often low paychecks associated with early-stage ventures.
When people hear the term "Montessori" they usually have a specific idea of what that term means in reference to an academic learning environment, but how does a Montessori education actually differ from that of traditional public and private schools?
The number of students in the United States who are projected to graduate from high school and apply to college over the next few years is expected to increase 10 percent, driving up competition.
Children are often told what they should do, rather than what they can do.