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Maria Montessori broke gender barriers, becoming one of the first female physicians in Italy. She went on to pioneer an approach to education that helps children independently develop their bodies and minds.
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Also check out:
“Heroes and Villains in American Education” by Andrew Bernstein: https://theobjectivestandard.com/2018/08/heroes-and-villains-in-american-education/
The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori: https://amzn.to/3mBgCgS
The Absorbent Mind: A Classic in Education and Child Development for Educators and Parents by Maria Montessori: https://amzn.to/32FRYE0