The Montessori method of educating children was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. While studying children in varying
conditions throughout the world, she discovered universal principles underlying the development of all
As you observe the Montessori method of teaching, you'll quickly notice how different it is from the traditional
elementary school setting. You won't find the typical rows of chairs filled with students attentively listening
to the teacher...more
Born in Chiaravalle in the Province of Ancona in 1870, Maria Montessori was the first woman to practice medicine in
Italy, having graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Rome in 1896. As a physician, Dr.
Montessori was in touch...more