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The Montessori Concept

Almost 100 years ago, Maria Montessori, Italy's first female physician, took upon herself the daunting task of educating the underpriviledged children of nineteenth century Rome. Her remarkable success sparked an international scholastic movement that has inspired thousands of schools in over 30 countries worldwide.

The methods she developed through years of careful observation were simple, yet insightful. They begin with the recognition that young children have a uniquely heightened capacity for learning. By providing them with an enriched environment during this critical period, children are more likely to achieve their full academic potential. Peaceful social relationships are emphasized throughout Montessori's curriculum.