Google Doodle Celebrates 142nd Birthday of Maria Montessori

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The Google doodle for today, August 31st is a tribute to Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator. The a noted humanitarian and devout Catholic best known for the philosophy of education which bears her name, who was born on August 31, 1870.

Maria Montessori Google Doodle

Maria Montessori Google Doodle

Know more about Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori, born August 31, 1870 at Ancona, was one of the first women in Italy who have completed medical school and worked as doctors. She spent much of his life overseeing kindergartens or schools that teach after MONTESSORI METHOD.

Montessori was a great Italian woman and was an all in one: educator, scientific, medical, psychiatrist, philosopher, psychologist, a devout Catholic, Italian feminist and humanist. Montessori died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Noordwijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, at the age of 81 on May 6, 1952.

Maria Montessori Methods

Since 1907, Maria Montessori revolutionized the Italian educational system by introducing MONTESSORI METHOD for very young children from one year. Maria Montessori started from the premise that all children show intelligence, despite social status, and that each is different in its own way, competition is counterproductive.

Montessori Method involves learning through curiosity, exploration and learning from their mistakes. Each child is encouraged to learn its natural pace, teachers Montessori Method being trained to adapt to each learner individually.  This kind of philosophy requires that the child learn something new every day and is always curious and excited to have the opportunity to discover the world.

Tricks Machine along with its readers wishes Maria Montessori on her 142nd Birthday. What do you think about the today’s Google doodle and which has been your favorite Google Doodle till date? Do let us know via comments.

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