Resources on Montessori

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Books by Maria Montessori

  • The Secret of Childhood
  • From Childhood to Adolescence
  • Education and Peace

Books on Montessori

  • Montessori Today by Paula Polk Lillard
  • The Montessori Controversy by John Chattin-McNichols
  • The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard
  • Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work by E.M. Standing

Articles and Videos

Dr. Steven Hughes: Montessori and the Future of Education

Maria Montessori

“Our aim is not only to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core.”
—Dr. Maria Montessori
The Toddler Program
Ages 18–36 months
Children’s House
Ages 3–6
Lower Elementary
Ages 6–9
Upper Elementary
Ages 9–12
Middle School
Ages 12 –14