Houston Independent School District School Board election for District 1 is headed for a runoff on December 9th. Below are side-by-side responses from both candidates regarding their views on Montessori and HISD Magnet schools. Since both Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet and the Montessori Pathway at Waltrip High School are District 1 schools, FOM felt it … Continue reading District 1 Runoff: Himsl and Santos on Montessori
Why should you choose Montessori as an educational option for your child? Where do you begin to educate yourself or others about Montessori? A good place to start is with basic background information on Montessori. Since Montessori is often lumped into progressive or innovative buckets people assume it must be new. That it must be … Continue reading Why Montessori?
What experience or history do you have with Montessori? How familiar are you with the Montessori pedagogy? District 1: Monica Flores Richert: We researched it for our children and would have loved to have had the opportunity to send them to Montessori programs. District 1: Gretchen Himsl: I am very familiar with Montessori, or as … Continue reading Responses to Candidate Questions submitted by Friends of Montessori to all HISD Candidates