Montessori



[mon-tuh-sawr-ee, -sohr-ee; Italian mawn-tes-saw-ree] /ˌmɒn təˈsɔr i, -ˈsoʊr i; Italian ˌmɔn tɛsˈsɔ ri/

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Maria
[muh-ree-uh;; Italian mah-ree-ah] /məˈri ə;; Italian mɑˈri ɑ/ (Show IPA), 1870–1952, Italian educator.
/ˌmɒntɪˈsɔːrɪ; Italian montesˈsɔːri/
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Maria (maˈriːa). 1870–1952, Italian educational reformer, who evolved the Montessori method of teaching children

1912, in reference to the system of education through free but guided play, devised 1907 by Italian educationist Maria Montessori (1870-1952).

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