Maria Montessori Would Turn Over In Her Grave!


Maria Montessori Would Turn Over In Her Grave! {Confessions of a Montessori Mom}

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! Let me back up. Keep reading here at my sister blog! ~Lisa Nolan

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