Montessorian

adjective

Mon·​tes·​so·​ri·​an
¦mäntə¦sōrēən
: of, following, or relating to a system for training young children emphasizing free physical activity, informal and individual instruction, early development of writing and reading, and extended sensory motor training

Word History

Etymology

Maria Montessori †1952 Italian physician & educator + English -an

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“Montessorian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Montessorian. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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