Maria Montessori’s pioneering educational method that shaped successful American businesses

Oct 06, 2014 652

Last week, Google celebrated its 16th anniversary. Behind the creation of the web giant, as well as of others the likes of Amazon and Wikipedia, there is a generation of brilliant Montessori-educated founders. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Jeff Bezos, and Jimmy Wales all attended Montessori schools in the U.S., inspired by the innovative educational approach developed in the early 1890s by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori.

Born in 1870 in the small town of Chiaravalle, in Marche region, she grew up in Rome and graduated in medicine from the local university – a noteworthy achievement for a woman at that time.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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