When you visit different Montessori schools, you might think you’re looking at different kinds of Montessori. What you’re really seeing is how Montessori practices are responsive to a community of parents, teachers and children. This flexibility explains why Montessori schools are so widespread; they are found on every inhabited continent. In the U.S. there are thousands of independent and public Montessori schools, each reflecting its own community and
Dr. Maria Montessori, an anthropologist and the first woman physician in Italy, left us a legacy of hands-on learning materials
that foster scientific and mathematical aptitudes, nurture an appreciation of history and support the creativity of every child.