Mar 25, 2018

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori was an educator best known for creating the Montessori method.  She attended medical school where she was forced to do her cadaver studies alone after hours because she was a woman. After graduation, she spent time working with special needs children.  She then opened the Casa de Bambini and developed a whole new way of educating children.  The methods involved sensory education with colored blocks, chores to keep their workspace tidy, and personal hygiene. 

Stuff You Missed in History Podcast:
https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/maria-montessori.htm

BBC Extraordinary Women Series:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXqeTYHn0p4


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