A couple of weeks ago, the venerable Emily Oster published a newsletter piece titled “Is Montessori School Better?” Unfortunately for Montessorians, her answer followed Betteridge’s law of headlines: any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered with
"The state of Montessori education, and education generally, is such that most of the variance in the quality of a classroom is explained by the individual teacher." very true
Thank you for sharing! I completely agree that so much of the best of Montessori is applied in other ed situations. I use "montessori" techniques in my classroom and with my homeschooled kids. I still think the materials for math are exceptional!