Maria Montessori And The Montessori Method

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Maria Montessori was born on August 1870, in a small town in Italy. She was the first woman to obtain her medical degree, which was in 1896. She was intended to challenge the trust of Educations worldwide. In 1906, Maria Montessori worked with handicap children and decided to open her first school, called Casa dei Bambini, which meant Children’s House. She is the founder of education called Montessori Method. The Montessori method teaches children to learn through the work that they do. She is also notable for being the first woman to graduate from the University of Rome with a doctorate degree. She died in May 1952, in Netherlands. An auto education is when the child is self-taught on how to do a task. The child is able to move onto extensions when they complete the task. Children control their own ability to learn with a little guidance from the teacher. The Practical Life materials that the child work with such as a spoon, teaches the child how to use the spoon and with the proper wrist movements helps the child to learn how to feed themselves. Using a pitcher for water pouring work, teaches the child how to pour water with a pitcher for themselves (self serving). Every child uses these activities through trial and error until they have mastered the task. The sensitive period is the pattern the experience of the absorbent mind that follows. The joy in which the child has in these sensitive periods is his or her inner motivation to learn and develop. A sensitive

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