The First Montessori Nursery

Listen to this piece by the BBC World Service – Witness about the revolutionary teaching method that started with the first Montessori nursery set up by Maria Montessori in Rome in 1907. The audio clip features interviews with Maria Montessori’s great granddaughter Carolina Montessori and also someone trained by Montessori herself.

Witness is a radio programme by the BBC that covers important and interesting historical events as told by the people who were there.

Listen here: The First Montessori Nursery