Maria Montessori Theory

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Education is not something which the teacher does, but... is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. Maria Montessori Maria Montessori John Dewey, Jean Piaget, Body Bode, Ralph Tyler and William Kilpatrick are just a few of the scholars who dedicated their lives in a labor of love to analyze, assess, identify, recognize and establish curriculum theories on how students learn, should be taught, what needs to be taught and how it should be evaluated. In a field dominated by men, Maria Montessori initiated an unprecedented innovative scientific approach to learning called the Montessori method of learning. Maria believed that children develop naturally. The Montessori Method is based on how children develop naturally. Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori was born August 31, 1870, in Chiaravalle, Italy. Her father was a civil servant and mother was a knowledgeable woman who a had a fondness for reading. Through-out Maria’ academic schooling she received high honors. After graduating, she enrolled at Regio Istituto Tecnico Leonardo da Vinci (Morrison, 2014). There she studied mathematics biology and languages. Maria’s success at the Istituto unleashed her desire for a career in medicine. Despite the acceptance denial into Rome University medical school. Living in a time, where gender roles were established for men and women, her father did not support her
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