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We encourage you to visit the following sites to learn more about Montessori and other teaching methods used at Chesterfield Day School.


Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, Daniel H. Pink

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, Daniel H. Pink 

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, Paul Tough 

Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education, Trevor Eissler

A Parents Guide to the Montessori Classroom, Aline D. Wolf

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children, Wendy Mogel

What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life, Lise Eliot 

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman



Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn [Mindshift from KQED]

Develop Leaders The Montessori Way [The Harvard Business Review ]

What You (Really) Need to Know  [The New York Times]

The Montessori Mafia [The Wall Street Journal]

Montessori is an Example of the New Culture of Learning []

The Best Ideas For Fixing K-12 Education []

America’s Students Can Benefit From Singapore Math  [CNN]

Singapore Teaches the World How to Teach Math, as Success of 'Singapore Math' Curriculum Spreads [PR Newswire]



The Collaborative Classroom: An Interview with Linda Darling-Hammond

Changing Education Paradigms

Montessori and the Future of Education

Montessori Madness

Superwoman Was Already Here

Google Founders Talk Briefly About Their Montessori Education

Montessori Educator Sue Pritzker & others on Montessori Primary and Elementary Education

The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

The Surprising Science of Motivation


Montessori Education

The Montessori Foundation

Montessori Institute Northwest

Montessori Education for the Early Years

Montessori Classroom in Phuket

Maria Montessori: Her Life and Legacy

Models of Success: Dr. Maria Montessori Pioneer in Italian Education

Discovering Montessori


Child Development

Piaget's Developmental Theory: An Overview

Growing Minds: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Social and Emotional Learning

Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning

Richard Louv's Last Child in the Woods


Singapore Math

Parent University: Singapore Math for Addition and Subtraction

The Separate Path and the Well Travelled Road

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