Comparison of Academic Achievement Between Montessori and Traditional Education Programs

  title={Comparison of Academic Achievement Between Montessori and Traditional Education Programs},
  author={Christopher J. Lopata},
1 Maria Montessori developed the first Mon-tessori school in 1907 to serve children who were economically disadvantaged, as well as children with mental retardation (Pickering, 1992). Her work included development of specific educational methods and materials based on her belief about how children learn. Although Montessori programs have historically ended at age 6, elementary Montessori programs became more prevalent in the 1990s, with middle and secondary programs slowly emerging (Seldin… CONTINUE READING
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