Maria Montessori

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  • Maria Montessori was born in Chiaravalle, Italy.

    Maria Montessori was born in Chiaravalle, Italy.
    She was the only child and her family was very strict and also catholic.
  • She entered the University of Rome so as to become a doctor

    She entered the University of Rome so as to become a doctor
    She was the first woman studying there. Maria´s family supported her.
  • Maria volunteered to join a reserch programme at the psychiatric clinic of the University of Rome

    Maria volunteered to join a reserch programme at the psychiatric clinic of the University of Rome
    At the beginning, she was not taken into account.
  • Maria became the first woman graduated in Medicine in Italy

    Maria became the first woman graduated in Medicine in Italy
    During this year, she also represented Italy at the International Congress of Women.
  • Maria gave birth to a baby boy named Mario

    Maria gave birth to a baby boy named Mario
    At that time, she wasn´t married and Mario´s father abandoned both of them. Maria´s son was given to an adoptive family.
  • Maria was chosen to give an speech at the National Pedagogical Congress

    Maria was chosen to give an speech at the National Pedagogical Congress
    She made an important speech to the nation´s teachers. Its aims was to reform the school system.
  • Maria was chosen to be the director of the New Orthopenic

    Maria was chosen to be the director of the New Orthopenic
    She spent two years there, training teachers in her special method.
  • Casa dei bambini was opened.

    Casa dei bambini was opened.
    On April 7th it was opened in San Lorenzo, Rome.
  • Maria published her first book

    Maria published her first book
    It was named "Il metodo della pedagogia scientifica"
  • Maria Montessori's mother died

    Maria Montessori's mother died
    Her moter always encouraged and supported Maria during her life.
  • Maria and her son Mario moved to the United States

    Maria and her son Mario moved to the United States
    At the age of fourteen, Mario was told that Maria was her mother. However, Mario was also told to treat Maria as his aunt. Both moved to the US.
  • Maria moved to Barcelona

    Maria moved to Barcelona
    Without Mario, Maria moved to Barcelona where it was opened a school that followed her method as well as a teacher's training college.
  • She founded Association Montessori Internationale

    She founded Association Montessori Internationale
    It was founded with the aim of supervising the activities of schools all over the world and also the training of teachers.
  • Maria was nominated for a Nobel Prize

    Maria was nominated for a Nobel Prize
    She was nominated for this prize three times.
  • Maria Montessori dies in 1952

    Maria Montessori dies in 1952
    Maria Montessori passed away in Netherlands