Why Do We Do the Standardized Test Every Year?
by Ms. Anisa Foy Montessori philosophy maintains that testing children for lessons given is not the only way of knowing how much or how well the child has assimilated ideas. In Montessori schools, we strive to instill a love of learning, and the ability to utilize lessons learned in one area to another area of learning. Learning for the sake of getting good grades is superficial and has no depth. Dr. Montessori believed that adults should sow the seeds of knowledge, and not p