Testing - A Montessori Perspective

The curriculum that evolved in the Montessori movement is based on 100 years of children revealing what they want to learn, approximately when they want to learn it and how they want to learn it. It has been and continues to be a grand experiment done in classrooms on every continent of the world, except Antarctica. More...

Montessori Approach to Assessment and Reporting

With the launch of the My School website there is increased interest in how Montessori Schools compare with traditional schools and particularly how assessment and reporting is handled in Montessori settings. Following is a brief summary of the Montessori approach to assessment and reporting followed by the reflections of a Montessori child, now adult, on how Montessori education compares with traditional schooling and how it prepares children for life. More...