Laura Bassi and the method called "ritmica integrale"

  • Anna Scalfaro


The essay focuses on the figure and the work of Laura Bassi (1883-1950), a preschool teacher operating in a number of Italian kindergartens between the first and second half of the twentieth century. Ms. Bassi developed a method of child education based on the musical rhythm. This essay reconstructs the life of Bassi, illustrates her method called “Ritmica integrale”, focuses on the reception of this method at the time and the difficulties in divulging her pedagogical and didactic concepts .

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SCALFARO, Anna. Laura Bassi and the method called "ritmica integrale". Rivista di Storia dell‘Educazione, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, nov. 2017. ISSN 2384-8294. Disponibile all'indirizzo: <>. Data di accesso: 24 mar. 2019 doi: