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NCMPS Rubric of Essential Elements of Montessori Practice in the Public Sector

NCMPS Rubric of Essential Elements of Montessori Practice in the Public Sector Download PDF: Essential Element Rubric 4.0 Our rubric is based on the Essential Elements of Successful Public Montessori Schools, a document developed in the late 1990s by the major Montessori organizations in the United States to help guide the growth of Montessori public schools. This rubric relies on those fundamental principles to create a set of “look-fors” that can assist schools and school leaders in determining how well their...

Montessori Schools Help Children Exposed to Trauma

Most of us think of trauma as singular, horrifying events like natural disasters, school shootings, or catastrophic accidents. But chronic traumatic situations are much more common: domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, or imprisonment of adult household members. With their emphasis on movement, purposeful exploration, self-correction, and mindfulness, Montessori environments turn out to be ideal settings for developing long-term capacities for resilience and self-reliance. ...

Montessori as an Intervention for Children with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a biologically originated, language-based learning disability characterized by difficulties in accuracy and/or fluency in recognizing words as well as poor abilities in spelling and word decoding. Decades of research have shown that a primary cause of Dyslexia is a deficit in the phonological processing of words. This deficit makes learning to read, a challenging task for any child, even more so for dyslexic children as they struggle to autonomously identify new words and become fluent readers. ...