A Montessori school is a school that embraces the educational philosophy and methodology developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in the early 1900′s. The first woman physician to graduate from the University of Rome, Dr. Montessori (1870-1952) developed the method of education that bears her name and is based on her scientific observations of how children develop and learn. Maria Montessori believed that education should be an aid to life.
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Here is an article about “Understanding Montessori” on the topic of “Learning to Love to Learn” by Kids Talk News author, Maren Schmidt.