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What is Montessori?

A list of resources related to the Montessori educational philosophy.

Montessori Education

Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child's natural psychological, physical, and social development.

Trevor Eissler "Montessori Madness!"

A great video that explains the Montessori approach.

Nurturing the Love of Learning: Montessori Education for the Preschool Years

"Nurturing the Love of Learning" was produced by the American Montessori Society. It shows how Montessori education nurtures learning for children who are 3-6. It is available from Over 1,000 schools are using this DVD to educate parents.

What is Montessori?

What is Montessori? Many parents come to us with basic questions about Montessori. How is it different from other forms of education? What do children get out of a Montessori education? We offer answers to these questions and more.

What Is the Montessori Method?

What is the Montessori Method of Education This system of education is both a philosophy of child development and a rationale for guiding such growth. It is based on two important developmental needs of children: The need for freedom within limits A carefully prepared environment which guarantees exposure to materials and experiences.

Montessori: Learning for Life

2002 Documentary | Directed by Paul Dowie | Narration by Geire Kami

Why Montessori

Why Montessori - a parent education video (part 1)

What children really get out of a Montessori education

Tens of thousands of Montessori schools around the world are celebrating this vibrant educational reform movement's first 100 years. This is a recording of a talk given by Montessori Foundation President, Tim Seldin, to Montessori educators on the outcomes of a Montessori education that we typically see in children by age twelve.

Superwoman Was Already Here! - Maria Montessori

Intro video about the benefits of Montessori.

Maria Montessori is a project from the Montessori Administrators Association (MAA) with a goal of providing accurate and relevant information about the Montessori method of education to parents around the world.

A Day in the Life of a Montessori Junior High OMS Montessori The Element

By: Morgana McKenzie OFFICIAL SELECTION: - Calgary International Film Festival Youth by Youth Cinema - TIFF Jump Cuts 2013 A four-minute wordless documentary, set to the music of Brad Sucks, presenting a typical day of the students in a Montessori Junior High class. By 13-year-old film-maker Morgana McKenzie.

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