Who was Dr. Montessori?
Dr. Maria Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy. She later became a world-renowned educator. Born in 1870, she devoted her life to the study and education of young children. Today, in Montessori schools all over the world, her teachings still lead the way for those of us who believe in the overwhelming influence of the first six years of life.
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