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...

When Montessori ONE Academy's Nido (pronounced nee-doe) opens in June 2019, it will be the third of four unique Montessori projects developed along Holly Avenue NE. The first Montessori project developed along Holly Avenue NE was Montessori ONE Academy's preschool program. Built in 2007, Montessori ONE Academy became, and is still, Albuquerque's on...

My daughter came home from school one day with a piece of black yarn taped to her shirt. I started to worry. It was our first week sending our kids to a public Montessori school, and while I knew a bit about the educational model, the mildly ominous symbol raised a question that I know other parents have asked before: Is this some kind of cult? I c...

Maria, a beautiful and young Italian woman, stood at the doorway of her future — one of Italy’s medical schools — eagerly waiting to enter, only to be greeted by unfriendly students and professors, muttering, “Che vergogna,” for shame! Why the fuss? Well, it was once an all-male school, and now it was not! For young Maria Montessori, it was such an...