Maria Montessori

Review of the Montessori Method

Maria Montessori was a visionary woman, passionate about providing quality education to all children. Born in 1870, at a time where few women attended college and were not expected to work in any area other than teaching, Maria grew up determined to become a doctor in spite of society, and even her father???s reservations. She […]

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Practical Life Exercise

Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way towards independence”- “Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind” Young children have a strong drive to be independent. Maria Montessori understood this, and created the Practical Life activities to help children accomplish that independence. “These words reveal the child’s inner needs: ‘Help me to do […]

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The Role of a Montessori Teacher

The following essay should describe the Role of a Teacher within the specially Prepared Environment as defined by Maria Montessori in her years of observation. In a Montessori School, the word Teacher is not used as Directress is used instead. In her writings, Maria Montessori used the word “Direttoressa” taken from the Italian word “direttore” […]

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Dr Maria Montessori

Discuss life and work of Dr. Maria Montessori and why is she referred to as a lady much ahead of her time? * Dr. Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870. Most of her life was spent in Rome. Her father Ale jandro was an accountant in government services. Her mother, Renilde , had […]

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Practical Life

“No one can be free unless he is independent. Therefore, the first active manifestations of the child’s individual liberty must be so guided that through this activity he may arrive at independence. ” (The Montessori Method, Chapter 5, Pg. 118) Montessori learning environments are prepared to allow children to be socially and intellectually independent. Montessori […]

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Maria Montessori

Montessori education is a unique schooling philosophy in which students guide their own learning. Designed as an alternative to traditional schooling, this system of education has been around for more than a century. As the Montessori classroom is such a unique environment, the activities that occur within it often differ from those of a traditional, […]

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Maria Montessori

When looking up the word “expert” in the dictionary the meaning of the word has two explanations the first being: “a person specially trained and qualified in any department of science or art. ; one who professes to have such a qualification. ” The second explanation of the word is:” possessing skill or knowledge in […]

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Life of Dr. Montessori

Dr Maria Montessori was the first lady of Italy who was graduated from the University of Rome and become a doctor of pediatrics medicine. She was born on 31st August, 1870 belongs to middle class family. Her father, Alessandro Montessori was military officer of conservative mind and her mother, Renidle Montessori was a liberal lady […]

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