Montessori Resources
The following links will help you learn more about Montessori methods, philosophy, education and materials.

Associations

The Montessori Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of Montessori education in the United States and abroad.

The International Montessori Index brings together a professional group of educators interested in the field of child development, education in general, and Montessori specifically.

American Montessori Society provides the leadership and inspiration to make Montessori a significant voice in education.

The Association Montessori Internationale was founded in 1929 by Dr. Maria Montessori to maintain the integrity of her life's work, and to ensure that it would be perpetuated after her death.

Magazines & Books

The Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori — In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone.

Montessori Method by Maria Montessori — The book that introduced Montessori to America

The Montessori Way by Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein is in-depth, yet easy-to-read, explaining Montessori education in layperson's terms, from the early years through to secondary school.

Tomorrow's Child is the Foundation's independent and not-for-profit magazine serving Montessori schools and families around the world. Each issue is filled with articles that address the questions parents most often ask about Montessori schools and Montessori in the home.

 

Videos

Planting the Seeds of Learning (The 3-6 year old class)

A Time to Blossom (The Kindergarten Year)

Joyful Schools: Montessori for the Elementary Years