Definition of Montessori, Maria in English:

Montessori, Maria

proper noun

  • (1870–1952), Italian educationist. In her book The Montessori Method (1912) she advocated a child-centred approach to education, developed from her success with children with learning disabilities.

Pronunciation

Montessori, Maria

/ˌmɒntɪˈsɔːri/