Montessori in the News


Maria Montessori and children

Source: Washington Post, March 8, 2018

Combating the refugee crisis today requires confronting the mental, as well as the physical, trauma of war. More than a century ago, the Italian educator Maria Montessori argued for confronting the psychological devastation of children of war with a robust education program.

students and teacher in montessori classroom from Forbes

Source: Forbes, March 27, 2019

Because Montessori schools are often associated with progressive suburbanites and well-to-do private schools, many people don’t know that Dr. Maria Montessori originally developed her pedagogical approach while running a school for some of the poorest children in Rome.