Author Archive | Mary Ellen Maunz

From the Heart of Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori, Italy’s first woman physician, noted educator and author spent nearly fifty years of her life investigating the child and the circumstances most favorable to child development. Those circumstances comprise what is generally known as “the Montessori method.” Montessori’s greatest contribution Yet in a very real sense, her greatest contribution is not really education […]

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

A New Take on Dickens: A Tale of Five Children – Part 1, Regina and Clarissa I have three grown children, one son and two daughters. My older daughter, Lydia, is working on her PhD in Victorian Literature. We were having a conversation the other day about a book she was reading by Charles Dickens, […]

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AOM’s Great Interns!

Best Part of My Job One of the best parts of my job is going out to visit our interns. My colleagues and I observe them several times during the year during full mornings of their teaching. We have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with them and with their lead teachers. I just returned from […]

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