Assessment and Instructional Decision-Making in Montessori Early Childhood Classrooms
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Assessment and Instructional Decision-Making in Montessori Early Childhood Classrooms

Do Montessori teachers use observational assessment in an effective way? This research investigated assessment and decision-making strategies in Montessori Early Childhood classrooms.

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Assessment Practices Used by Montessori Teachers of Kindergarten through Sixth-Grade Students in the United States
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Assessment Practices Used by Montessori Teachers of Kindergarten through Sixth-Grade Students in the United States

Research on student evaluation practices used by Montessori Elementary teachers was gathered through questionnaires analyzed using both quantitative and qualitative methods. The dissertation illuminates important findings as well as suggestions for future research and teacher support.

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Autonomous Motivation: Self-Determination Theory and the Montessori Method - Workshop - 2017 Conference
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Autonomous Motivation: Self-Determination Theory and the Montessori Method - Workshop - 2017 Conference

Workshop: "Autonomous Motivation: Self-Determination Theory (SDT) and the Montessori Method" - Presenter: Jack Eiford - Video https://youtu.be/pRi3b8R8oN0

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Becoming Montessorian: Voices from the Journey - Workshop - 2016 Conference
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Becoming Montessorian: Voices from the Journey - Workshop - 2016 Conference

Workshop: “Becoming Montessori: Voices from the Journey ” - Presenter: Sarah Pfenninger

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Benefits of Choice in a Montessori Classroom on Student’s Behavior and Focus
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Benefits of Choice in a Montessori Classroom on Student’s Behavior and Focus

Montessori Middle School students were presented with various choices throughout their math classes, which resulted in greater levels of engagement, improved completion rates, and self-reported increases in work quality.

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Benefits of Movement on a Montessori Classroom
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Benefits of Movement on a Montessori Classroom

When Early Childhood Montessori students were given the opportunity to take a movement break while working on a lesson, this teacher as researcher found her students' concentration levels increased and they focused for longer periods of time.

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Beyond Good Manners: Gratitude and Student Engagement in Lower Elementary
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Beyond Good Manners: Gratitude and Student Engagement in Lower Elementary

This action research found that younger Elementary students could be taught to recognize different aspects of beneficial exchanges and to express gratitude to an appropriate degree with positive effects on social-emotional development and student engagement.

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Bilingual Education in Early Montessori A Case study of two Schools - Workshop - 2018 Conference
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Bilingual Education in Early Montessori A Case study of two Schools - Workshop - 2018 Conference

Workshop: "Bilingual Education in Early Montessori A Case study of two Schools" - Presenters: Seyedeh Mousavian, Jody Eberly, Ed. D., Arti Joshi, PhD. Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO7EMf1KopA

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Black and Latino Parents' Experience of Public Montessori Schools - Workshop - 2016 Conference
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Black and Latino Parents' Experience of Public Montessori Schools - Workshop - 2016 Conference

Workshop: “Black and Latino Parents' Experience of Public Montessori Schools” - Presenter: Mira Debs

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Breathing Room: Time and Attention Scarcity and the Place of Mindfulness in a Technology Rich Classroom
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Breathing Room: Time and Attention Scarcity and the Place of Mindfulness in a Technology Rich Classroom

This researcher examined whether mindfulness practices were compatible with a technology-rich classroom environment through exercises from a mindfulness app, a video, and teacher-guided sessions in an urban Montessori Middle School.

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Building Math Vocabulary and Math Operations Recognition in a Montessori E1 Classroom
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Building Math Vocabulary and Math Operations Recognition in a Montessori E1 Classroom

Implementing tools and systems to build math vocabulary and recognition of math operations in an environment prioritizing autonomy showed that many Lower Elementary students grew in their recognition of math symbols and equation nomenclature. They also demonstrated gains in their completion of math tasks.

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Challenges of Montessori Research
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Challenges of Montessori Research

Every stage of research, from outlining research questions to designing and executing the study and publishing results, requires careful consideration because of challenges created by the unique nature of Montessori education.

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