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Montessori Resources

Links to Videos

Links to Websites

See below for links to wonderful Montessori websites aimed to educate the parent on the Montessori pedagogy.

  • Association Montessori Internationale, United States Branch.  Look under the subtitle “Parents and Families.”

  • The world-wide organization of Association Montessori Internationale.  Look under subtitles “Montessori” and “Research.”

  • Association Montessori Internationale website dedicated to guiding parents to aid their children.

  • A video collection of everyday life in Montessori environments.

Recommended Books

Recommended Books By or About Montessori

The Secret of Childhood, The Discovery of the Child, and The Child in the Family by Maria Montessori, M.D.

Montessori:  The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard

Montessori Parenting: Unveiling the Authentic Self by Dr. Jim and Sonnie McFarland

Recommended Montessori-Related Parenting Books

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed by Jessica Lahey

 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

 How to Talk To Kids So Kids Will Listen and Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn

Peaceful Parenting, Happy Kids by Laura Markham, Ph.D.

Raising Children Who Think for Themselves and Hearing is Believing by Elisa Medhus, M.D.

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman, Ph.D. and Ross Campbell, M.D.

Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate M.D.

The Aware Baby and Attachment Play by Aletha Solter

When Your Kids Push Your Buttons and What You Can Do About It by Bonnie Harris