facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

AT A GLANCE Facts



Published: Sat, February 2, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.



Founded by Maria Montessori (1870-1952) in the early 1900s

There are more than 4,000 private and 200 public Montessori schools in the United States.

There are more than 7,000 Montessori schools in other parts of the world.

The teaching method emphasizes that children are to be respected as different from adults and as individuals who are different from

one another.

The method also emphasizes that the most important years for learning are from birth to age 6 and that children possess unusual sensitivity and mental powers for absorbing and learning from their environment.




Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes | Pittsburgh International Airport