• Tulsa elementary becomes first public Montessori school

    By: Ron Terrell


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Emerson Elementary is becoming Tulsa’s first public Montessori school
    • A 2015 bond issue is funding the transformation near Boston and Independence
    • The school will serve about 600 students
    • Montessori is a student-led teaching method
    • 7 teachers recently completed residency programs as part of the training
    • During the 2017-2018 school year, Emerson students will be using ECDC Bunche as construction continues

    SEE MORE: Click for a closer look at the method and renderings of the school

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