Montessori may sound foreign to you, but the Montessori method has been around for quite sometime. Maria Montessori developed her philosophy for education in the early 1900’s. Since then, many famous people, that you have probably heard of, have benefited from the Montessori learning method.
Will Wright, video game designer, responsible for creating Sim City. A popular video game, which allows player to focus on an aspects that interest them, making every player’s experience unique. Sound familiar? That’s Montessori!
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google are both former Montessori students. They have attributed their Montessori background to their out of the box thinking and have even structured attributes of the Montessori method into the work culture of their company.
Beyoncé Knowles, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, David Blaine, Julia Child, George Clooney, Sean “P Diddy” Combs, Stephan Curry, John & Joan Cusack, Erik Erikson, Dakota Fanning,
Hellen Keller, Anne Frank, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Taylor Swift all successful names, that you may recognize, with Montessori backgrounds.