Monthly Archives: February 2016

Florena Budwin and her 500 Sisters by Linda Harris Sittig

  One hundred and fifty-two years ago Florena Budwin faced the agonizing truth that her husband was dead and she was on the verge of being captured as a Yankee prisoner of war. The previous year, in 1864, at the … Continue reading

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Maria Montessori – a Visionary Educator by Linda Harris Sittig

I know that I usually choose women who are relatively unknown and that the name of Montessori is always synonymous with child-centered education. But, as I read about the life of Maria Montessori, I found that along with being a … Continue reading

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