2016 News Archive

  • From YouTube - Montessori School Education - Quick Draw Video
    Montessori Education-based on principles developed by Maria Montessori-1907 opened her 1st school in Rome.
  • CCMA Advertisement 2016 - 2017
  • CCMA Schools at Green Living Show - April 15-17, 2016
  • From Vancouver Sun - 5 Things you should know about Montessori education
  • From The Atlantic Magazine - Update to Growth Mindset work
    - How Praise Became a Consolation Prize - Helping children confront challenges requires a more nuanced understanding of the “growth mindset.”
  • From http://Chalkbeat.org -Public Montessori in Detroit
    "Colorful maps and wooden blocks have lured some skeptical parents — but can free public Montessori survive in Detroit?
  • From Radical Montessori Blogspot - A Wish for Peace
    Such a beautiful piece, with a wish for peace for all as 2016 comes to a close!
  • From npr.org - How Investing In Preschool Beats The Stock Market
    From http://npr.org - How Investing In Preschool Beats The Stock Market, Hands Down - Study on ROI on ECE
  • From Nationswell - Trust for Learning - Video - Ideal Learning Made Real
    "Changing the way people view early education is part and parcel of the Trust for Learning's mission."
  • From Policy Alternatives - 2016 child care fees in Canada’s big cities
    - CPPA Child Care Cost study - 2016 child care fees in Canada’s big cities
  • From Edutopia - The Teenage Brain Is Wired to Learn
    "The Teenage Brain Is Wired to Learn—So Make Sure Your Students Know It. Thanks to the wonders of neuroplasticity, adolescents are primed to improve their performance in school—and beyond. Here’s how to help."
  • From Big Think - How parents in Spain are rebelling against homework
  • From Tessa Wessels - Video - Motionless State in a Montessori Classroom
    Short video - children in a ‘motionless’ state, highlighting many activities within a Montessori environment.
  • From The Atlantic - "The Beginning of Life"
    - Documentary review "The Beginning of Life" about early development & the complex lives of babies.
  • From http://Time.com - Movement and Reading
    "Boys Who Sit Still Have a Harder Time Learning to Read"
  • From http://npr.org - 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education
  • From …http://whatssogoodaboutpubliceducation.blogspot.ca -Worksheets
    - The Case Against Worksheets
  • From the Globe & Mail - Lunchtime in schools
    "Lunchtime lunacy: How the system is failing our kids"
  • From Good Housekeeping - 11 Secrets to Controlling Rowdy Kids
    Anna Perry of Seton Montessori in Good Housekeeping 11 Secrets to Controlling Rowdy Kids, According to Real Teachers
  • From Barbara J. Miner - Montessori School at Standing Rock!
  • From the Globe and Mail - The Kids Don't Play Any More
  • From CTV News - Forever Young - Video
    From CTV News - Beginning & end of this video filmed at CCMA school, Ellington Montessori School in Scarborough, ON. What are the secrets of people who live to be 100? Labs are starting to find out
  • From Science Daily - Curiosity and employees' problem solving abilities
    - Curiosity can predict employees' ability to creatively solve problems
  • From http://npr.org - A Lesson For Preschools
    - A Lesson For Preschools: When It's Done Right, The Benefits Last
  • From http://ascd.org - Secrets of the Teenage Brain
    - Secrets of the Teenage Brain: A Conversation with Frances E. Jensen
  • From cbc.ca - Saskatchewan government to review K-12 school system
  • From MindShift - How Cross-Cultural Dialogue & Critical Thinking & Empathy
    - How Cross-Cultural Dialogue Builds Critical Thinking and Empathy
  • From The Hechinger Report - Memorizers are the lowest achievers
    - Memorizers are the lowest achievers and other Common Core math surprises
  • From http://npr.org - Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction