October 3, 2023

John Broome Helps Launch Ed Journal

John P. Broome, assistant professor and program director of preK-12, middle and secondary education in the College of Education, is a founding editorial board member of the Journal of Montessori Research, housed at the University of Kansas.

The journal is the official research publication of the American Montessori Society (AMS).

“The American Montessori Society (AMS) is the foremost advocate for quality Montessori education, an innovative, child-centered approach to learning. AMS sets the high professional standards that inform Montessori education as practiced in AMS-accredited schools and taught in AMS-affiliated teacher education programs” (About AMS).

Dr. Broome’s dissertation work, at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, explored adolescent civic engagement practices at a Montessori middle school. His Montessori research as been published in the Journal for Social Studies Research and presented at the premiere conferences for Montessori and experiential learning, including the International Montessori Congress hosted by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) and International Assembly (IA) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).