Maria Montessori: the genius behind the method

Photo Credit: http://www.montessoricentenary.org/photos/The Early Years Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was the first female Physician in Italy. After becoming a physician she  worked with disabled children. These children were presumed  “unteachable” and lived in mental asylums with adults diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. Montessori however, noticed that these children did not have a opportunities to explore their surroundings …