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Asheville Montessori School

About Montessori

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This YouTube gives a parent’s perspective of Montessori, and the “big picture” difference of how children flourish in a true Montessori experience vs. the non-Montessori, traditional form of education.

What is Montessori?

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870 to 1952), the creator of what is called The Montessori Method of Education, was an Italian doctor, philosopher, and educator. She held the distinction of being Italys first woman physician. Rather than fight the laws of nature; Montessori suggests that we follow the child, allowing him to show us how best to foster the development of his human potential.

Making a Difference

How important is early childhood education? We at Asheville Montessori School believe that a solid educational foundation will make a difference in a child's life. In an interview with Barbara Walters, the founders of Google directly attribute their success to a Montessori background. Watch the interview below:

More Information

Two questions often arise for those interested in Montessori. How can I discover more about traditional Montessori? What kind of training is involved in being a Montessori teacher?