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Educational Resources

As a partner in your child’s development and by remaining true to Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision of transformational education, we are here to provide additional support and resources for both teachers and parents. Here is a list of recommended reading materials as well as early childhood development related news and research that will help you foster a better understanding on Montessori philosophy and teaching method.

Books for Reading:

Dr. Maria Montessori

The Absorbent Mind
The Secret of Childhood
The Montessori Method
Discovery of the Child

Trevor Eissler

Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education

Angeline Stoll Lillard

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Paula Polk Lillard

Montessori: A Modern Approach, Montessori Today

Elizabeth Hainstock

The Essential Montessori

E.M Standing

A Montessori Revolution in Education

Joanne Hendrick

The Whole Child

Online Resources:

How Do Innovators Think? by Bronwyn Fryer, Contributing Editor of Harvard Business Review

Google Founders Talk Montessori video whereby Larry Page and Sergey Brin discuss their learning experience in a Montessori school.

Neuropsychology and Montessori by Steven Hughes, an article extracted from the Association Montessori International/USA

Evaluating Montessori Education by Angeline Lillard and Nicole Else-Quest. An analysis of students’ academic and social scores compares a Montessori school with other elementary school education programs.

Montessori and the Future of Education Video by Dr. Steven Hughes, a world-renowned pediatric neuropsychologist, advocating the developmental benefits of a Montessori education

Montessori 101: Some Basic Information that Every Montessori Parent Should Know by Tim Seldin, President of The Montessori Foundation

The Montessori Mafia by Peter Sims on Wall Street Journal