What Is Montessori?

Get the Facts

Multi-age classrooms, uninterrupted blocks of work time, and specialized learning materials are just some of the hallmarks of the Montessori Method—but that's just the tip of the iceberg!

New Video!

What Children Teach Us About Peace

Educator John Hunter tells us how Montessori ideals can lead to epiphanies about the potential of children to create peace out of conflict.

Attention Researchers!

Seeking Submissions

Now thru September 15, submit your research poster to be included in the 7th Annual Research Poster Session, presented as part of the AMS 2015 Annual Conference.

2015 Annual Conference

Book Your Hotel

Secure your room at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown and be in the heart of the 2015 Annual Conference… and the historic center of Philly!

Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective
John Hunter Video
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2013 Annual Report

Our FY 2013 Annual Report, highlighting the year’s accomplishments and financial information, is now online. Check it out!

Professional Development

Check out these professional development opportunities for Montessori educators worldwide—topics include spelling, art, and children with special needs.

The Montessori Classroom

Montessori classrooms are not like traditional classrooms. Learn more about the classroom design, community, and learning materials.

Community News

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ruth Corey Selman, PhD, on June 27, 2014, at age 92.