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Montessori Fun Facts

Interesting Facts about Maria Montessori and Montessori Schools:

  • Maria Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy.

  • Helen Keller was a good friend of Maria Montessori and helped Maria develop many of her sensory materials.

  • Maria Montessori made her first trip to the United States in 1912.

  • In 1915, a Montessori class was set up at the San Francisco’s World’s Fair. Maria Montessori won two gold medals for education.

  • Maria Montessori left Italy during World War II. She moved to India where she and Gandhi often discussed the role of children and their education in promoting world peace.

  • Anne Frank was a student in a Montessori school before she and her family went into hiding.

  • Alexander Grahm Bell started a Montessori school for his grandchildren.

  • Eleanor Roosevelt started a Montessori school.

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