In this highly visual, rapid-paced and entertaining talk, Dr. Hughes describes how Maria Montessori's brain-based approach to education provides an unparalleled foundation for the development of academic, social, and executive functions critical for advanced problem solving and lifetime success. He shows how Montessori education parallels what we now know about brain development and fosters the development of advanced cognitive functions, social cognition, and such higher-order competencies as empathy and leadership.
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"CONNECTIONS gives viewers an inside look at Montessori Schools in South Carolina. We tour an upstate Montessori School, and talk to parents and educators about the Montessori method of teaching."