People who went to Montessori schools or sent their children include many great thinkers and leaders of our times:
Founders of Google
Founders of Amazon.com
Alexander Graham Bell
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
the Dalai Lama
Bill and Hillary Clinton
Sean “P. Diddy” Combs
Yo Yo MA
There’s an estimated 4,500 Montessori schools in the U.S., and over 20,000 worldwide, according to the North American Montessori Teachers’ Association.
Montessori method believes that the first 6 years of a child’s life is when intelligence forms.
There are no grades in Montessori. That’s because a child must master a skill or lesson before moving on in the curriculum.
There is no homework because Montessori believes that a child’s work should be done in school. After that, children should pursue their interests, enjoy family and friends, help around the house, and relax.
There are no tests because those grades are unnecessary rewards. Montessori