Maria Montessori


Born
in Chiaravalle, Italy
August 31, 1870

Died
May 06, 1952


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.

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“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.”
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“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.”
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