Maria Montessori





Maria Montessori

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born
in Chiaravalle, Italy
August 31, 1870

died
May 06, 1952

gender
female


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Maria Montessori was an Italian physician, educator, philosopher, humanitarian and devout Catholic; she is best known for her philosophy and the Montessori method of education of children from birth to adolescence. Her educational method is in use today in a number of public as well as private schools throughout the world.


Average rating: 4.11 · 2,519 ratings · 176 reviews · 71 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Secret of Childhood
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 360 ratings — published 1936 — 12 editions
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The Montessori Method
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 1909 — 62 editions
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Discovery of the Child
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 224 ratings
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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 223 ratings — published 1914 — 27 editions
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Education And Peace
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1951 — 3 editions
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To Educate the Human Potent...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1947 — 2 editions
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The Child in the Family
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1923 — 5 editions
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The Advanced Montessori Met...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1916 — 4 editions
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From Childhood to Adolescen...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1948 — 6 editions
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More books by Maria Montessori…
“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.”
Maria Montessori

“Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence.”
Maria Montessori

“It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.”
Maria Montessori

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