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About Montessori

Montessori pedagogy was developed by Maria Montessori in the early 20th century. Maria Montessori was not only an educator, but also a doctor, philosopher and researcher. The pedagogical methods she developed were primarily about taking advantage of children's natural curiosity. During her studies of children's development, for example, she saw what came to be known as sensitive periods - when children of different ages are at a stage where they are interested in different areas, and thus also have the greatest opportunity to absorb knowledge within them. Maria Montessori also developed educational materials, often in robust materials but with colorful shades that aimed to allow children to learn about both mathematics and size perception,  

 

Montessori pedagogy has now been around for over a century. In Sweden today, there are over 300 preschools and primary schools with a Montessori focus. Want to know more about what Montessori pedagogy means? Click here .

 

 

Sources:  wikipedia.se ,  montessori.se

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