Thursday, October 13, 2011
Maria Montessori was the first woman physician in
. She worked very hard to
achieve her goals. She started teaching children in 1907. Although the
conditions were not the best, she found an alternative way to traditional
While working with her children, she realized that they learned using their senses, so she started to develop games and tools that allowed children to learn subjects like maths and language by using different materials.
Maria Montessori was a great educator and an incredible human being who believed in the human race and never gave up fighting the injustices of life. Having a sad and complicated life, she devoted herself to education.
Maria Montessori is a model to follow. The respect and admiration to other human beings, especially to children, is one of the things that surprised me the most. She is certainly one of those people who made a great impact on me.