Maria Montessori

Philosopher, Organization founder

1870 – 1952

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Who was Maria Montessori?

Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world.

Famous Quotes:

  • An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.

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Born
Aug 31, 1870
Chiaravalle, Marche
Also known as
  • Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori
Parents
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Italian people
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Rome La Sapienza
    (1890 - 1896)
  • Regio Istituto Tecnico Leonardo da Vinci
    (1886 - 1890)
  • Regia Scuola Tecnica Michelangelo Buonarroti
    ( - 1886)
Employment
  • University of Rome La Sapienza
Lived in
  • Laren
Died
May 6, 1952
Noordwijk
Resting place
Noordwijk

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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