On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Maria Montessori (1870-1952) and within the OsimoLab project, under the patronage of Regione Marche, Frida Paella interviews Prof. Corradi.
In the interview, the Professor traces the memory when she met with Maria Montessori, the pleasure of being introduced to her and her emotion in front of this elderly woman in a black dress, so much respected by her mother at the time among the few women graduates.
Sofia Corradi for over forty years Professor of Educational Sciences at the University of Studi Statale Roma Tre, known for the scientific merit of having conceived the Erasmus Program. Affectionately called by students “Erasmus Mom”, she is considered one of the founding mothers of Europe!
Maria Montessori born in Chiaravalle (AN) on August 31,1870 and in her life she worked as an educator, pedagogist, doctor, child neuropsychiatrist, philosopher and Italian scientist. She became very famous in the world thanks to the famous educational method for children that took its name, or the “Montessori Method”. This method was initially used in Italy, but was soon adopted throughout the world, and still today the Montessori schools are preferred to others.