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Montessori schools

Montessori had studied the work of Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard and Edouard Séguin; she first worked with children who were mentally disabled, observing that they responded well to sensory-rich environments and learned best when engaged in purposeful activities. Montessori used materials designed to appeal to the senses, created learning games and activities, and developed strategies for teachers to guide children in learning rather than…

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The Montessori Method

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician (the first female to earn a medical degree in Italy) who formulated the Montessori Method of education. Dr. Montessori had a particular genius for observing children as they really are rather than as adults wish them to be. Dr. Montessori’s writings suggest to both parents and teachers…

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7 Surprising Facts About Montessori Schools

Montessori schools are a school like no other. They are filled with inviting materials, focused students, and a sense of serenity and peace. Maria Montessori began the first Montessori in Rome, and it was a wild success, spreading all throughout the world. Montessori schools have attracted people such as Prince William. Even the founders of…

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