Essay Topic 1
Montessori was fortunate in her schooling. Based on the information presented in the book, what was the social and political climate like during Montessori's schooling? Why is it that, while she had opportunities, she still faced challenges?
Essay Topic 2
The Montessori method gained much popularity throughout the world. Despite this popularity, Montessori schools and methods are not the common method for teaching. Why do you think this is the case? What factors have and continue to play a role in determining the reach of the Montessori method? Use information from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Movement is an important part of learning. Based on information from the book, how does the Montessori method address movement in the classroom and in learning to achieve maximum results in education? Additionally, how is this different than a traditional classroom? Provide specific examples.
Essay Topic 4
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