Business Insider: 7 Tech Innovators Who Became Wildly Successful After Attending Montessori School
Seven Tech Innovators who attended Montessori Schools early in life and became wildly successful later in life.
Korn/Ferry Institute: What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?
When it comes to producing creative business leaders, a Montessori education has proven to be a potent predictor of future success.
Investors.com: Maria Montessori Stands At The Head Of The Class
Many famous Montessori grads attribute Montessori education to their ability to “think outside the box.”
Harvard Business Review: Montessori Builds Innovators
The world is a really interesting place and one that should be explored. Can there be any better foundation for an innovator in training?
Forbes: Is Montessori the Origin of Google and Amazon?
The approach is over 100 years old, but the ideas are timeless. The world is finally catching up with Maria Montessori’s insights.
Wall Street Journal: The Montessori Mafia
Ironically, the Montessori educational approach might be the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the school’s alumni that one might suspect a Montessori Mafia.
Harvard Business Review: How Do Innovators Think?
The most innovative entrepreneurs were very lucky to have been raised in an atmosphere where inquisitiveness was encouraged. A number of them also went to Montessori schools, where they learned to follow their curiosity.
Science Journal: Evaluating Montessori Education
Montessori education provides better outcomes than traditional methods, according to study published in the journal Science.
Wired: Article on Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin
“You can’t understand Google unless you know that both Larry and Sergey were Montessori kids…This is baked into how Larry and Sergey approach problems. They’re always asking, why should it be like that? It’s the way their brains were programmed early on.” – Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!
Will Wright, Montessori Grad and Creator of SimCity & Spore
[Kids] can become interested in pretty complex theories, like Pythagorean theory, say, by playing with blocks. It’s all about learning on your terms, rather than having a teacher explain stuff to you. And when kids discover these things on their own, what they learn sticks with them so much more.
“The teachers and administration are in tune with my child’s specific needs and academic growth. My child is extremely intelligent and the teachers have developed special curriculum to keep her engaged while learning.”
“The school focuses on allowing children to retain their creativity in addition to learning traditionally required skills.”
“I love the fact that each child is allowed to and encouraged to learn at their own pace. There is no limit to how much they can learn.”