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Author Archives: Marc Seldin

CGMS Secondary and new standalone Elementary programs receive MACTE accreditation

On September 28th, the MACTE Board of Directors met to review several CGMS applications for accreditation and residency changes. We are pleased to announce that all applications were approved with no issues or exceptions. MACTE President, Rebecca Pelton, reported that the MACTE Board applauded our hard work, efforts and commitment to the process. The programs […]

New website helps children become entrepreneurs

Montessori teaches entrepreneurship, RisingInnovator.com offers help outside classroom In 2011 the Harvard Business Review published an article, Montessori Builds Innovators, which sought to explain why so many innovators – business leaders, scientists, famous artists and thinkers – come out of Montessori classrooms. Some of the most wealthy wealthiest and most famous entrepreneurs attended Montessori schools […]

Victory and Peace

Victory and Peace Preventing conflicts is the work of politics; establishing peace is the work of education. We must convince the world of the need for a universal, collective effort to build the foundation for peace. Love is not the cause but the effect of the normal development of the individual. – Dr. Maria Montessori […]

Be careful what you test for!

[this test was] considered quite independently of the influence of culture and education; and it was appreciated as the expression of an intimate, personal activity of the intelligence itself. But if one of [my students] had been subjected to the test, he would, in virtue of a long sensory training, have chosen the largest and […]

Parenting Without Fear

The unhappiness of man is the most fearful feature of the reality of our times. He no longer feels any genuine joy. He is terrified… The real danger threatening humanity is the emptiness in men’s souls; all the rest is merely a consequence of this emptiness. Dr. Maria Montessori Education and Peace, page 46   […]