Montessori Kindergarten: Empowering & Essential
Learn why the Montessori kindergarten year—the third and final year of the Montessori Early Childhood cycle—is a foundation for life.
Temple Grandin: The World Needs All Kinds of Thinkers
Temple Grandin, PhD, scientist and autism activist, explains how different people learn in different ways and why we should embrace all kinds of thinking.
Montessori: Valuing Diversity with Andrew Solomon
Andrew Solomon, a Keynote speaker at the 2014 Annual Conference, discusses how teaching children to value diversity and accept differences can have a profound impact on society.
We All Have a Voice: Tobias Otting at TEDxCambridge 2014
Even at nine, fashion and lifestyle blogger Tobias Otting sees that everyone has a voice, but not everyone uses it. That's a problem, he says, because if we don't speak up, the future will just pass us by.
What Children Teach Us About Peace
John Hunter and the World Peace Game were at MSD the summer of 2013. It was an amazing opportunity for our teachers and students to work with John! John was also a keynote speaker at the AMS 2014 Annual Conference, and in this AMS video he shares his thoughts about peace education and how Maria Montessori’s ideals of the prepared environment and following the child can lead to new discoveries for students and educators alike.
Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective
Parents tell you, in their own words, what makes Montessori education special. Go "beyond 2+2" and see the difference that Montessori can make in your child's life. Classroom footage captured at Princeton Montessori School in Princeton, NJ.
Living Montessori: Stephen Curry & Family
NBA superstar Stephen Curry, and his remarkable family, tell us how a Montessori education has helped shape their outlook on life in an exclusive interview, filmed at the Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman where Stephen's mother, Sonya Curry, is the head of school.
Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms
Three great talks by Sir Ken Robinson, who makes entertaining and profoundly moving cases for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Daniel Pink: Drive
This is a great illustration of Pink’s motivation 3.0 theory.
Trevor Eissler: “Montessori Madness!”
Trevor is the author of Montessori Madness, who we hosted for a Parent Education evening during 2010-2011. This video is a great illustration of part of his engaging talk.
Riveting Talks by Remarkable People!
How a Cell is Like a School, by MSD Alum Xander Imhof