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Jeff Seeberger Joins Pinnacle Montessori!

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Jeff Seeberger Joins Pinnacle Montessori! Pinnacle Montessori is pleased to announce that Jeff Seeberger has joined the Pinnacle Montessori team! Jeff will act as Vice President of Franchise Development as we begin to expand operations nationwide. Jeff has over 20 years of franchising experience with companies like; Mc Donalds, Burger King, Blockbuster, and Children’s Learning… continue reading »

Pinnacle Montessori Franchise Awarded in Portland!

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Pinnacle Montessori Franchise Awarded in Portland! Pinnacle Montessori awards a new franchise in Portland, OR to Samira Kaady and Andrea Kaady a mother and daughter team! We are excited that Samira and Andrea chose Pinnacle Montessori very quickly after their visit to our Dallas schools. Samira is very excited about the opportunity to serve the… continue reading »

Pinnacle Montessori Awards a Franchise in Frisco, TX

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Pinnacle Montessori Awards a Franchise in Frisco, TX Pinnacle Montessori Franchise is awarded to Ravindra Maddi, Madhu Palle, and Mani Gudavalli for a location in Frisco. We are excited about serving the growing Frisco community and be a part of the business tapestry of the fastest growing city in US! The locations is 5400 Stonebrook… continue reading »

Economics of education

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Economics of education   It has been argued that high rates of education are essential for countries to be able to achieve high levels of economic growth. Empirical analyses tend to support the theoretical prediction that poor countries should grow faster than rich countries because they can adopt cutting edge technologies already tried and tested… continue reading »

Educational psychology

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Educational psychology   Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organizations. Although the terms “educational psychology” and “school psychology” are often used interchangeably, researchers and theorists are likely to be identified as educational psychologists,… continue reading »

Acquisition of knowledge

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Acquisition of knowledge   Education began in prehistory, as adults trained the young in the knowledge and skills deemed necessary in their society. In pre-literate societies this was achieved orally and through imitation. Story-telling passed knowledge, values, and skills from one generation to the next. As cultures began to extend their knowledge beyond skills that… continue reading »

Early acts of literacy

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Early acts of literacy   Literacy is thought to have first emerged with the development of numeracy and computational devices as early as 8,000 BCE. Script developed independently at least four times in human history in Mesopotamia, Egypt, lowland Mesoamerica, and China. Bill of sale of a male slave and a building in Shuruppak, Sumerian… continue reading »

The key to literacy is reading

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The key to literacy is reading   Literacy is traditionally understood as the ability to read, write, and use arithmetic. The modern term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge and use the dominant symbol systems of a… continue reading »

Career specific courses

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Career specific courses   One type of university education is a liberal arts education, which can be defined as a “college or university curriculum aimed at imparting broad general knowledge and developing general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a professional, vocational, or technical curriculum.” Although what is known today as liberal arts education began in… continue reading »

Education in a structured environment

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Education in a structured environment   Formal education occurs in a structured environment whose explicit purpose is teaching students. Usually, formal education takes place in a school environment with classrooms of multiple students learning together with a trained, certified teacher of the subject. Most school systems are designed around a set of values or ideals… continue reading »