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A milestone for Montessori evokes a mother's appreciation

By Deborah Gardner Walker
January 7, 2007

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Montessori educators from all over the world are in Rome today, celebrating the 100th anniversary of a revolutionary act in children's education: the founding of the first Montessori school. Dr. Maria Montessori, Italy's first female physician, opened her "Casa dei Bambini" in San Lorenzo, Italy on Jan. 6, 1907. (Full article: 715 words)

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