Montessori Life

The American Montessori Society’s official quarterly magazine.

Montessori Life is the official quarterly magazine of the American Montessori Society.

Articles on Montessori practice and pedagogy, along with articles offering practical ideas for the classroom and reflections from organization stakeholders, serve to provoke thought, promote professional development, and provide a forum for discussion of issues and ideas in the field. In addition, news of our member schools and teacher education programs, and details about upcoming events of interest, bring Montessori educators together as a collegial global community.

Montessori Life is published seasonally: winter (December), spring (March), summer (June), and fall (September). 


A subscription to Montessori Life is a benefit of AMS membership.

Individual Members

Individuals with U.S. delivery addresses receive the quarterly print edition and have unlimited access to the digital edition.

Individuals outside the U.S. have unlimited access to the digital edition.

Organization Members

Member schools and affiliated teacher education programs receive the quarterly print edition and have unlimited access to the digital version.

Subscription Packages*

This deeply discounted option consists of 10 copies of Montessori Life sent to a single address 4 times a year (total, 40 magazines). Great for schools, teacher education programs, college education departments, and libraries interested in widely sharing Montessori information with groups of interested readers. Compare prices with the cost of a single issue, lower down.

Price per Package (includes shipping)

Who Price Number of Magazines
Individual members $480 10 x 4 = 40
Non-Members $520 10 x 4 = 40

For more details, and to order, visit Shop AMS.

*Currently only available in the United States.

Single Issues

Single issues of Montessori Life may be purchased in Shop AMS, while supplies last.

Price per Issue: $25 (plus shipping).

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Staff Picks

For those looking to learn more about Montessori education from the perspectives of those in the wider community, we offer a select collection of articles from past issues of Montessori Life. No login is required.

Montessori Parent

Everyone is welcome to read our “Montessori Parent” articles, a regular feature of the magazine.

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Submit Content

If you have a story that you think would be of interest to the Montessori community, thoughts to share with the editors, or photos of your member school or program, we’d like to hear from you. You’ll find details on our Submit Content to Montessori Life webpage.


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