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Dr Maria Montessori

September 6, 2021

Last Tuesday 31 August was Dr Maria Montessori’s birthday and during our weekly online staff check-in session, we paused to consider the debt of gratitude we owe this incredible educational pioneer. Born in 1870, Dr Montessori developed her scientifically and ethically based philosophy and pedagogy over 100 years ago. Since that time, contemporary educational theory has largely endorsed these inspired approaches, and Montessori-based educational practice