Maria Montessori

Symposium: Acknowledging Maria Montessori's 150-year anniversary - A research perspective of Montessori's legacy for the future


Program and speakers

Introduction and moderator: Max Scheja, PhD, Professor: Stockholm university

  • Philippine Courtier, PhD: Université Paris Descartes
    The impact of Montessori education on the cognitive, social and academic development of disadvantaged preschoolers.
  • Solange Denervaud, PhD: Université de Genève
    Error monitoring during learning: Neural and behavioral comparison studies of Montessori and traditionally-schooled students
  • Jarek Jendza, PhD: University of Gdansk
    A research methodology as an ideology - towards understanding Montessori education through empirical projects' meta-analysis
  • Eva-Maria Tebano Ahlquist, PhD and Per Gynther, PhD: Stockholm university
    Montessori didactics and Variation theory
  • Christine Quarfood, fil.dr, professor: Gothenburg university
    Montessori: A public intellectual of the Inter-War Era     


Registration deadline October 2. 

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Eva-Maria Tebano Ahlquist:
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