1. 2012 AGM Presentation: School 2.0: Montessori and the Future of Education

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    Presented on April 15, 2012 at the Association Montessori International Annual General Meeting in Amsterdam.

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    • A Systematic Research Agenda for Montessori Education

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      In February of 2013, I had the pleasure of visiting Napa Valley, California, to speak at St. Helena Montessori School (www.sthms.org). The growing campus was beautiful, and the school staff and community…

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      • Building Better Brains

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        If we decided that the purpose of education should be to help every child’s brain reach it’s highest developmental potential, we would have to radically rethink school. The task seems insurmountable,…

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        • Building Better Brains: The Neurological Case for Montessori Education

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          Presented on April 21, 2012, at the Nordic Montessori Conference in Oslo, Norway.

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          • Building Better Brains: The Neurological Case for Montessori Education

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            If we decided that the purpose of education should be to help every child’s brain reach it’s highest developmental potential, we would have to radically rethink school. The task seems insurmountable,…

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            • Building Literacy in Diverse Populations: Neurological Foundations

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              Dr. Steve Hughes presents his talk, "Building Literacy in Diverse Populations: Neurological Foundations" in Atlanta, GA, for Rotary District 6900.

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              • Creating Developmental Environments for Adults: Implications for Montessori Teacher Training

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                Presented at the American Montessori Society conference in Orlando, FL, on March 14, 2013. Download a PDF of the slides from http://tinyurl.com/HughesAMS2013TES. One of the most important tasks…

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                • Doctors

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                  Alexandra plays Nora, a cancer patient who is obsessed with Blanche, the heroine of a 1940's movie who nearly throws herself off a bridge onto a railway track. She tries to re-enact the suicide attempt…

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                  • Enriched Environments, Activity Based Learning, and Higher Order Cognitive Functions: The Neurological Case for Montessori

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                    Animal research over the past 60 years has conclusively shown that improved brain structure and functioning are associated with an enriched rearing environment. For lab rats, larger cages, greater…

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                    • Every Child's Brain is Different

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                      Presented on May 10th, 2010 at the newly renovated Gale Mansion, home of the Minneapolis Chapter of American Association of University Women. Visit www.aauwmpls.org for more information! “Every child's…

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