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Awaited Longitudinal Study Released About Montessori Education

Posted 11/28/2017
Category: Accolades

The Center for Montessori Studies highlights community partner, alumni, and faculty contribution to the internationally anticipated longitudinal study examining Montessori education. Lillard et. al compared a variety of outcomes for children in Montessori preschools and non-Montessori preschools, following children from ages three to six. Study identifies child-directed, freely chosen activity with academic content matter in early childhood Montessori.

Accolades to Montessori Training Center Northeast Managing Director, Tim Nee for access and facilitation of the project; to our University of Hartford alumni who engaged as research assistants Hedy L. Azarhooshang, Samantha Cusak, Theresa Heinz, Erin Kenney, Sheila Morely, Ariel Rodriguez, Carmen Trainer, and Ashley Wodzicki; and Associate Professor Paige M. Bray, a contributing author who brought an education research perspective.

Press release at The full article can be accessed here