Maria Montessori: The Mother of Modern Education

By Jaime Seltzer Maria Montessori’s history is a bit mysterious, perhaps because the public fell so in love with her story that they couldn’t help but embellish it a little. Still – there are so many incredible stories that it becomes difficult to believe that at least a handful of them are not true. It […]

Franҫoise Dolto: the Child’s Advocate

By Jaime Seltzer Franҫoise Dolto was born to a very well-to-do, conventional French family in 1908, fourth of seven children. Even as a small child, many commented on her incredible ability to understand others, and at the ripe old age of eight, she was already telling anyone who would listen that she wanted to become […]