Thursday, 16 August 2018
Sophia and Eva from Young Peoples Community in Brighton U.K. showed us what their community looks like. They spoke of their work, which ranges from academic to practical and community. Although some text books are used, students are encouraged to read about subjects that interest them and then are given the opportunity to see an expert in that field. They finished by presenting what they have learnt to the rest of the class.
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The day began with breakfast, followed by a beautiful choir put together of participants who had met up in church over the weekend. They opened the day with a heart-rending version of Amazing...

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In partnership with the Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest (FCER) and the University for Peace (UPEACE), Montessori Institute for the Science of Peace (MISP) has developed an authentic learning experience that incorporates tropical ecology, peace education, activism, scientific study, and travel abroad for Montessori adolescents. The Costa Rica experience was designed to build upon the uniquely adolescent ability to construct their own worldview as distinct from another’s without judgment. This practice requires moving outside the comfort of their home community.
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Montessori Institute for the Science of Peace aims to establish a sequence of authentic learning experiences that explore the relationship between peace and sustainability, linking students with local and international experts, who perform research and service side by side adolescents during their country immersion.
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Thursday, 11 August 2016
Anushree Gupte, 16 years, spoke on her involvement with the Montessori Model UN and the International Youth Earth Summit.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Tricia Miller presented on Montessori initiatives at the Barbara Gordon Montessori School in the United States, focusing on the Montessori Adolescent Programme.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Dr Prithika Chary presented a perspective on the chemistry of love. She explained how there are distinctly different physiological emotional categories for mating, and that hormones play an important role in shaping our behaviour.
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