Great to hear the benefits of Montessori and Montessori-inspired learning from a Dr. He articulates why I'm drawn to Montessori so well. It's about so much more than academic outcomes. Many of these skills are forgotten about in mainstream education. It reminds of what I am striving for at home too.
Will a Montessori Education Prepare My Child for the “Real World”? The top five types of knowledge and skills employers are looking for in the 21st Century were listed by a Gallup poll in this order and are all skills deeply embedded in the Montessori method: Critical thinking and problem solving, information technology application, teamwork and collaboration, creativity and innovation, and diversity training.