Defining hybrid or blended education is a trickier task than one might thinkâ€“opinions vary wildly on the matter. In a report on the merits and potential of blended education, the Sloan Consortium defined hybrid courses as those that â€œintegrate online with traditional face-to-face class activities in a planned, pedagogically valuable manner.â€ Educators probably disagree on what qualifies as â€œpedagogically valuable,â€ but the essence is clear: Hybrid education us...
14th November, 2017
BIG Differences between Montessori and Traditional Education
1. Spontaneous Joy, 2. Help to Life â€“ Education, 3. Absorbent Mind, 4. Sensitive Periods, 5. Individual Differences, 6. Prepared Environment, 7. Freedom of Choice, 8. Liberty and Discipline, From the Montessori Classroom
What is the difference between Montessori and Traditional Education?
If you are new to Montessori education, often the first question you might ask is â€œwhat makes Montessori different?â€ Truly, the answer t...
9th November, 2017
Principles of the Montessori Method
Five basic principles fairly and accurately represent how Montessori educators implement the Montessori method in many kinds of programs across the United States. These principles include: 1. respect for the child, 2. the absorbent mind, 3. sensitive periods, 4. the prepared environment, and 5. autoeducation.
Respect for the Child
Respect for the child is the cornerstone on which all other Montessori principles rest. As Montes...