Dr. Maria Montessori began her revolution in education more than one hundred years ago. Now brain science is confirming the effectiveness of her method; famous high-tech innovators are attributing their success to their Montessori upbringing; and the business world is using the Montessori classroom as the model to rethink the workplace. Take a look at this selection of recent media discussions of Montessori and find out what everyone is talking about!

Videos

Google founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, interviewed by Barbara Walters

Will Wright, videogame designer, speaking at a TED conference (first 2 minutes are on Montessori)

Articles

Ambiga Dhiraj, “Develop Leaders the Montessori Way,” Harvard Business Review, posted January 25, 2012.

Andrew McAfee, “Montessori Builds Innovators,” Harvard Business Review, posted July 25, 2011.

Laura Flores Shaw, "Montessori: The Missing Voice in the Education Reform Debate," posted January 27, 2012.

Peter Sims, "The Montessori Mafia," Wall Street Journal, posted April 5, 2011.