Category Archives: Creativity

Go on… Play.

I want to share with you a couple of articles about the importance of play. The first article (found here) speaks to our younger learners and how important it is for them to learn through playing. The second article (found … Continue reading

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What is Montessori? Part III

Parents often talk about Montessori children having a sparkle in their eye or a spring in their step that most students don’t have.  At our school, parents wonder at how their children love school at Fulton, compared to their friends … Continue reading

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Teaching Creativity

This article from The Diplomat discusses about China’s tendency towards rote memory in school.  Sadly, many American schools are racing towards China’s mistakes as they focus increasingly on standardized testing and AP classes.  The very interesting documentary, Waiting for Superman, … Continue reading

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