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Maria Montessori Quotes
Maria Montessori’s key ideas—in her own words.
A Conversation with Sonia Manzano: Sesame Street's "Maria"
Montessori Method / Montessori People
In an interview with Sonia Manzano, Sesame Street’s “Maria,” she discusses children, learning, politics, entertainment, and writing. She was a keynote speaker at the AMS 2017 Annual Conference.
Guidance Instead of Discipline: Thoughts for Parents
Montessori Method / Parent Relations
Guide your child in the right direction by modeling appropriate behavior, showing your child how to do a task, being calm and respectful if your child needs redirecting, and holding them accountable.
Montessori’s Plan for the More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible
Professional Development / Montessori Method
Marta Donahoe, AMS 2019 Living Legacy, presents her vision for a better, more peaceful world.
Parent Relations / Montessori Method
How do grandparents fit into today’s hectic, technology-driven world? Probably just fine!
Montessori for Children with Learning Differences
Montessori Method / Special Needs
The Montessori Method is intrinsically designed to cater to each individual. This article offers myriad ways Montessori teachers can adapt their lessons for students with learning differences.
The Hard Work of Public Montessori
Montessori Method / Public Schools
Why aren’t there more public Montessori schools? Reflecting on personal experiences, the author discusses the many challenges public and independent Montessori schools face, and makes the case for overcoming these difficulties.
The Montessori Method Applied to Dementia: An International Perspective
Montessori Method / Special Needs / Dementia
Applying the Montessori Method to persons with dementia helps to recognize disenfranchised groups, give them a voice, and include them in the larger community, which transforms society.
Montessori at Home
Families / Parents / Montessori Method
You can bring Montessori home. Discover how the Montessori approach to learning can come alive outside the classroom.
Retaining Your Child in Montessori School
Families / Parents / Montessori Method / Infant & Toddler / Early Childhood / Elementary / Secondary
What makes Montessori unique? Hear from current parents about why they choose to send their children to Montessori schools.
Benefits of Montessori Education
Families / Parents / General Public / Press / Montessori Method
Montessori education helps your child develop independence, a sense of empathy and social justice, and a lifelong love of learning. Find out how.
Early Childhood / Special Needs / Montessori Method / Behavior
Ready to learn more? We provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Montessori education.
Fast Facts: Montessori Research
A growing body of evidence demonstrates the success of Montessori's holistic approach in achieving strong results on both academic and non-academic student outcomes.
Fast Facts: What Is Montessori?
Find facts about Montessori education, an approach to learning that was developed by an Italian physician and educator, Dr. Maria Montessori, more than a century ago.
The Glass Classroom
In 1915 San Francisco, at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, 30 young children attended school in a glass-walled Montessori classroom, providing an intimate view of the new educational model that was quickly catching on among American educators and parents.