- Words: 1386
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Teaching
- Paper #: 87855714
Another keynote of the Montessori method is the de-centering of the teacher (Smith). The teacher's role was more of an observer and monitor than an instructor. Therefore, the Montessori is a quintessentially student-centric pedagogical method. The child determines what and how to learn, and the teacher observes, monitors, and facilitates.
Having gained respect among the medical community and having spoken at more than one women's conference, Montessori's methods drew considerable international