montessorian

montessorian
\\|mäntə|sōrēən\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized M
Etymology: Maria Montessori died 1952 Italian physician & educator + English -an
: 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

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Montessorian /mon-te-sōˈri-ən or -söˈ/
adjective
Relating to Dr Maria Montessori or her method (c.1900) of nursery education, insisting on spontaneity and freedom from restraint

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