History of Montessori

Dr. Maria Montessori was born in 1870 in Italy.

  • 26 years later she graduated from the Faculty of Medicine.
  • She was the 1st female doctor.
  • She was a dedicated scientist & educator
  • She 1st worked with mentally challenged;
    she then applied the same method to normal children to nourish their development.
  • She died in 1952. Her way of teaching is alive and continues to grow

© Zahra Foroud, 2009.