Definition of Montessori in English:

Montessori

Syllabification: Mon·tes·so·ri
Pronunciation: /
 
ˌmäntəˈsôrē/

noun

[usually as modifier]
A system of education for young children that seeks to develop natural interests and activities rather than use formal teaching methods: a Montessori school
More example sentences
  • In the Montessori method, there are four or five materials available to teach each concept.
  • I was then able to attract Montessori school teachers to write curriculum.
  • We had a bit of confusion at first as the Montessori method involves teaching the kids the sounds of the letters first, then later, the names of the letters.

Origin

early 20th century: named after Maria Montessori (see Montessori, Maria).

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