montessori montessori  /ˌmɑn tə ˈsɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian educator who developed a method of teaching mentally handicapped children and advocated a child-centered approach (1870-1952)

News

  1. Seward aide pleads guilty on weapons charge

    A Minneapolis education assistant has been put on a year’s probation and remains on unpaid leave after bringing a loaded handgun to Seward Montessori School the week after school shootings grabbed national attention in December.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Xavier Montessori Lab School undergoes major renovations with new leadership, classrooms and grade levels

    The Xavier Montessori Lab School, established in 1966 as one of the first Montessori schools in the region, is being revamped with additional classrooms, new leadership and an expansion to include upper grade levels through age 12.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Xavier University

  3. Apple Montessori of Wayne, and Kinnelon raise $20K for The Ronald McDonald House Charities

    This year, Apple Montessori Schools united its 15 campus locations throughout New Jersey, as well as its nearly 300 employees to come together for one cause – The Ronald McDonald House Charities.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "Clark Montessori Jr. and Sr. High School shows an extraordinary commitment to encouraging their students to take responsibility for their education, get involved in their community and go to college," Duncan said. "I look forward to...
    on May 10, 2010 By: Arne Duncan Source: Cincinnati.com

  2. "We're sort of learning how to play college basketball, which is playing against yourself," Beilein said. "It's got to be almost a Montessori experience. They've got to put their hands on it, after we say, 'We told you, you can't lean back on...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: John Beilein Source: MLive.com

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