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Ideal Learning Head Start Network 101

The goal of this Network is to facilitate the integration of ideal learning approaches into Head Start, ensuring that children from low-resourced and disadvantaged communities can access innovative, holistic, and high-quality early learning experiences. Read more

Ideal Learning Roundtable 101

The Ideal Learning Roundtable works to expand Ideal Learning — personalized, interactive, play-based, developmental programs — to all children, 0-8… Read more

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New grants awarded for Montessori research

Brady Education Foundation

The Brady Education Foundation announces the awarding of two grants for measurement development in support of its larger multi-year randomized control study of public Montessori’s potential for closing the opportunity and achievement gaps. Read more

What is Ideal Learning?

Ideal Learning assumes that children best achieve their potential through experiences that activate their interests, abilities, and talents, and build knowledge, know-how, and confidence. Read more


Principles of Ideal Learning Programs

Collaboratively written by members of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, the Principles document outlines the core concepts that form the foundation of high-quality ECE, or Ideal Learning. Read more