1896-1907

1896-1907

Announcement Date: November 9, 1896

Dr. Montessori’s work brings her into close contact with children. During this period, the Italian Minister of Education appoints her as the Director of the Scuola Ortofrenica. This institution was dedicated to the care and education of youngsters that were considered “cognitively challenged.” Through the development of her Montessori method, many of these 8-year-old students can pass standard testing with above-average scores.