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
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
The Essential Montessori
A Montessori Revolution in Education
The Whole Child
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