At 8 years old, Derek Ekstrom is already a gifted photographer, as a Rockford Public Schools Video of the Week shows. His gifts have been supported by the Montessori principle of cosmic education.
Derek is a third grader in Damon Wurth’s class at Maria Montessori in RPS 205. Wurth said Derek, like all Montessori students, has been encouraged to find connections and context in all that he learns. Read more on our blog.