AMS Awards $5,000 in Research Mini-Grants in 2018

March 29, 2019

The AMS Mini-Grants program was created to encourage research that brings fresh insight to Montessori education. We are pleased to recognize the recipients of the Spring and Fall 2018 awards, and we wish them the best of luck in their continued work:

Spring 2018

Sarah Hassebroek, EdS, St. Catherine University, $1,000
“Upholding Montessori in a Public School Setting: A study of Montessori teachers self-efficacy beliefs”

Elizabeth Park, PhD, Chaminade University of Honolulu, $1,000
“Online Teaching and Learning Survey for Montessori Educators”

Hanako Shimamura, Doctoral Candidate, University of Oxford, $1,000
“Executive Function, Social-Emotional Skills, and Academic Achievement: Effectiveness of Preschool Programmes”

Fall 2018

Dr. Luz Casquejo Johnston and Dr. Ayize Sabater I, $2,000
“Effective ways Montessori schools engage parents in student learning? A mixed method study.”