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The Real Reason Students Shouldn’t Sit In Class

The New York Times and The Huffington Post weigh in

Once again Maria Montessori was ahead of her time

58ddd8442c00002300ff1795Maria Montessori was ahead of the current scientific brain research results when she advocated for movement as an integral part of learning. “From birth through adolescence, Montessori students of all ages are practicing and perfecting a huge variety of movements while learning content knowledge…. Movement in a Montessori environment is an integrated part of the method’s highly complex system. It is not used in order to help children learn as they sit. It’s HOW the children learn.”

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Recent articles in The New York Times and The Huffington Post discuss why children should be given opportunities for movement during class.

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