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Maria Montessori Would Turn Over In Her Grave!


Maria Montessori Would Turn Over In Her Grave!


A few years ago, I was asked the "traditional Montessori" question from a new Montessori mom. She heard the following comment at the Institute for the Achievement of Human Potential in Philadelphia, PA: "Maria Montessori would turn over in her grave if she knew what some of the schools bearing her name were doing." She then told me: "I do not know what they were referring to, but I highly respect their work, so I want to stick to traditional Montessori methods... I would like to hear your views on this subject given your extended experience." Here is my view: I think Maria Montessori would turn over in her grave if she knew what traditional Montessori schools were NOT doing! Keep reading "Maria Montessori Would Turn Over In Her Grave" on our sister blog, Confessions of a Montessori Mom!

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