When: Friday, April 08, 2022 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute in New York - What: Book presentation: "The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children’s Rights" By Dr. Erica Moretti (Fashion Institute of Technology), The author in conversation with Dr. Silvia Carlorosi (Bronx Community College of the C...

Tuesday March 1, 2022 — 6 p.m. EST. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). Join us for a conversation with author Cristina De Stefano, celebrating the release of her book The Child is the Teacher – The Life of Maria Montessori. Moderated by Chiara Durazzini of I AM Books.  The series “Libriamo! From Italy with Books” is presented by I AM Books in collaborat...

Peek into an early-grade classroom at a Montessori school and you are likely to see children of different ages moving around and talking, free to explore a variety of activities. Each activity will advance learning and development, but may not include instructions on exactly what to do and when. A Montessori school is an environment with plenty of...

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 6:00pm ET. Book Presentation organized by Casa Zerilli Marimò on Zoom in collaboration with NYU Department of Italian Studies. In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with your Zoom link by 12pm on December 7. If you don't receive the e-mail by then, contact us at casa.italiana@nyu.edu The Best Weapon for Peac...

There are many Italian women who have contributed to the growth of the country's history. They are scientists, writers, activists, rebels and tenacious, a source of inspiration for women all over the world. Writers, artists, scientists. The women who changed the history of Italy take us to explore new horizons of this country. Each with skills that...

Last July Tirana hosted the conference ‘Montessori Road – I 100 anni del Metodo Montessori. Le case dei bambini nel mondo‘ (Montessori Road – 100 Years of the Montessori Method. Children’s Homes Around the World). The event was organized by the Le Talee Association of Rome, in collaboration with the Opera Montessori of Rome and with the patronage o...

If you’re unfamiliar with the tale of Rome’s beginnings, it’s a powerful story with an underlying matriarchal theme. The legend is that Rhea Silva, a Vestal Virgin birthed twin sons named Romulus and Remus, and was soon forced to abandon them due to threats against their lives. Intercepted from the Tiber river by the god Tiberius, the twins were sa...

One hundred and fifty years after Maria Montessori’s birth, tens of thousands of teachers around the world still hail her innovations and educational philosophy. One of Italy’s first female doctors, Montessori applied her training as a scientist to teaching children in new ways. She upended conventional thinking about education by, among other thin...

Three-year-old Rowan Boudreaux counted beads of different colors held together on little metal chains. He said each number out loud, getting very excited when he reached 8. Then he found a wooden piece hanging nearby with the number 8 written on it and a small metal hook next to it. He hung the chain of 8 beads on the No. 8 hook and moved on to his...

Leaders at St. Joseph School in Mandan hope that starting a Montessori program to offer a more hands-on approach to education will boost student enrollment, just as it did for Christ the King School across town. “For decades, we just haven’t really seen an influx in our school,” said the Rev. Josh Waltz of St. Joseph Catholic Church, which is conne...