Blank-133x176
Maria Montessori: A Bi...
 
by
Rita Kramer
Rate this book
Clear rating

Maria Montessori: A Biography

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
Maria Montessori (1870–1952) brought about a revolution in the classroom. She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. In her rich and forthright biography, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, illuminating not only her lasting contributions to child development and social refo...more
Paperback, 410 pages
Published October 1st 1983 by University of Chicago Press (first published 1976)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-11 of 11)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Amy
I'm only a little way into this book, a biography of a hero of mine. I enjoy learning personal details of famous people I'm interested in (hence the insatiable market for biographies, right?), even more than I enjoy learning about their greatness.

Maria Montessori never married, however, she did have a son, who in adulthood was her assistant. She was gifted in mathematics and thought of becoming an engineer. To her father's relief she abandoned that unfeminine idea...instead to pursue an equally...more
Mariam
Mariam marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2013
Ccy
Ccy added it
Nov 12, 2011
Jessica
Jessica marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2009
Casey
Casey marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Maria Montessori: A Biography Flames in the Field: The Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France Flames in the Field: Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France Ed School Follies: The Miseducation of America's Teachers Flames in the Field: Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France

Share This Book