JP Gritton attended Jarrow Montessori from the time he was 2 until graduation in 6th grade. His new book WYOMING is receiving lots of acclaim and he is currently touring the country when he has time away from teaching creative writing at Duke University. When you ask how his Montessori education at Jarrow impacted him, he has a lot to say…. “At Jarrow, if you had a passion, you were allowed to pursue it, and not just allowed, but encouraged. From a very young age, I loved to write. Ellen Drury, my teacher, was one of the best teachers I have [Read More…]
Public districts around the country are seeing that the model of public education is failing. This is a great listen on a few school districts efforts to “remake public education.” How are they revisioning school? Does this sound like a Montessori model? Interviews with a Governor, Superintendent, parents and a venture capitalist all share how this “new” model is producing amazing results. As Montessorians, we know this model is over 100 years old and has been the bedrock of Jarrow’s practice for 54 years. Take a listen!
Have you ever wondered if Montessori really works? Have you worried, that although your child is so happy, they aren’t getting what they need to be successful academically? Do you wonder how Montessori compares to all those other choices out there? There are lots of myths about Montessori, but scientific research confirms that Montessori children have an advantage not only academically, but also in social and emotional development. Educate your self! Read the latest research on Montessori outcomes here! Have questions? Join our Principal on October 15th for “Discussions with Debbie”. Our first conversation is on the myths/misconceptions surrounding Montessori [Read More…]