Montessori Outcomes for Success

Each week, the Montessori Foundation’s Montessori Leadership Institute hosts live sessions focusing on Montessori outcomes for success and the importance of Montessori education. Sessions are led by Montessori Foundation experts or guest speakers. This Wednesday’s session [1:00 PM Eastern Time in the USA (GMT -4)] will be hosted by Dr. Katie Brown, DC Regional Coordinator […]

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Can we use self-control for kids as a predictor of later outcomes?

Many people are familiar with the late 60s, early 70s study called the “Marshmallow Test” by American psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. Mischel and his research team put a marshmallow in front of a child and told them that they had two options: they could eat the marshmallow now, or they could wait for a said amount […]

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Self Regulation in Children: Improving Skills Related to Executive Function

The Harvard Graduate School of Education members Stephanie M. Jones, Rebecca Bailey, Sophie P. Barnes, and Ann Partee released a project report highlighting how to define executive functioning, as well as national efforts to support this skill-set. They feature Tools of the Mind, Lumosity, the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, the KIPP Foundation, and […]

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Social and Emotional Development in Schools: The Effects of a One-Sided Report Card

Traditional report cards measure a student’s achievement and progress in specific subjects covered in class, but today, educators are beginning to worry that students are not being prepared for the tests they will face outside of the classroom. These current school reports are too focused on academic achievement, ignoring social and emotional development, including self-control, […]

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