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Montessori, Maria

Pronunciation: /ˌmäntəˈsôrē/
(1870–1952), Italian educator. In her book, The Montessori Method (1912), she advocated a child-centered approach to education, developed from her success with mentally handicapped children.

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Syllabification: Mon·tes·so·ri, Maria

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