M montessori

Montessori

[mon-tuh-sawr-ee, -sohr-ee; Italian mawn-tes-saw-ree]
noun
Maria [muh-ree-uh; Italian mah-ree-ah] , 1870–1952, Italian educator.
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Montessori (ˌmɒntɪˈsɔːrɪ, Italian montesˈsɔːri)
 
n
Maria (maˈriːa). 1870--1952, Italian educational reformer, who evolved the Montessori method of teaching children

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Montessori
1912, system of education throuh free but guided play, devised 1907 by It. educationist Maria Montessori (1870-1952).
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