The incredible story of the Polgár sisters illustrates the potency of Montessori principles and practices. The Montessori Method works, even when it is unknowingly applied by people who've never heard of Montessori!
Image Credit: By R. Cottrell - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28504030
When I talk about delivery in the classroom to students, or to Guides whom I am consulting, one approach that I introduce is the idea of The Phases of an Album Chapter.This approach is valid for most chapters of most elementary albums ...
How do you get someone unfamiliar with (or disbelieving about) Montessori (and this "strange" idea of self discipline in children) to see that just maybe what you're saying does make sense? What I call "The Playground Effect" is one way, because it connects to almost anyone's personal experiences!