Maria Montessori: Theory, Method & Quotes


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When was Maria Montessori born?

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1. What sort of family environment did Maria Montessori grow up in?

2. Which of the following are phases of development that Dr. Montessori identified?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your understanding of Dr. Maria Montessori and her educational philosophy with this interactive quiz and corresponding worksheet. To successfully complete, you must focus on Montessori's early life, theories and method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Early life of Maria Montessori
  • Montessori's theory and phases of development
  • Components of the Montessori classroom

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Maria Montessori's approach to education
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Montessori Method
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Montessori's classroom design, such as the role of the teacher and the classroom environment

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson on Maria Montessori's approach to education. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describing Montessori's early life and education
  • Identifying the basis of Montessori's theory
  • Discussing the phases of development
  • Explaining the Montessori Method
  • Sharing direct quotes from Montessori on education and learning