Montessori & Executive Functioning
Neuroscientists like Steven Hughes, are actively researching how Montessori mehtodology affects a child's brain development, specifically in regard to executive functioning.
Research has shown that early development of executive functions is a better predictor of later academic performance than is early acquisition of academic skills. These capabilities are essential for ensuring rewarding life outcomes.
Does Montessori education, in fact, contribute to the development of executive functions? Indeed it does. Click HERE to read more.