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Peace Support Materials

The teaching of peace, social justice, and global citizenship can benefit from the experiences of others on the same path. Below are resources you can count on to inspire and inform.


The following websites contain valuable resources for peace and social justice education. We're always looking for new support materials, and invite you to share additional links with Judi Bauerlein, the chair of our Peace Committee.

Annotated Bibliography

To promote peace through literature, we offer this extensive list of books about peace (originally published in Montessori Life, Spring 2016). It is divided by suggested age levels, with a short summary about each book.


Educating for Peace: The Essence of Montessori, produced by Eric Johnson (Educational Video Publishing) in partnership with AMS.
Featuring children from birth through high school, this 21-minute DVD examines how children in Montessori programs learn grace and courtesy, resolve conflicts, care for the environment, and come to respect other cultures. To order, contact Educational Video Publishing.


The Peace Alliance is an excellent resource for information about peace education and conflict resolution. Sign up for their eNewsletter for regular updates on their activities and peace actions alerts.

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