Montessori Life Blog - The Official Blog of the American Montessori Society
Montessori Life is the official blog and magazine of the American Montessori Society.
The Montessori Life blog is the go-to resource for teachers and teachers in training, administrators, families, and everyone interested in staying up to date on hot topics in education, Montessori philosophy, equity, and more. Montessori Life in print is a member benefit filled with Montessori news and long-form articles and delivered four times a year. Members also receive access to the 10-year digital magazine archives. Become a member today to receive your subscription.
The Montessori Event 2023: A Recap of the American Montessori Society's Annual Conference
This year’s Montessori Event welcomed over 5,000 educators from around the world to hear from inspiring keynote speakers, attend interactive workshops, discover new vendors from the exhibit hall, and more.Read More
Implementing a Comprehensive School Safety and Security Program
In this article, we will examine the aspects of a comprehensive school security and safety program, and discuss how it can help to protect and enhance the safety and well-being of everyone in a school community through its implementation.Read More
The Labyrinth of Identity: An Individual’s Accounting of Her Journey Through the AMS ABAR Course
Anti-bias, antiracist (ABAR) work can start with a journey inward and, after gaining perspective at its nucleus, a journey outward to apply the equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice lens to Montessori work, including the classroom, school leadership, AMS accreditation, and more.Read More
Do Didactic Materials Belong in the Infant & Toddler Classroom? (From the Spring 2023 Issue of Montessori Life Magazine)
Many believe didactic materials represent the essence of Montessori's teachings. However, Maria herself thought of her Method as going far beyond the materials. In this article, David Shelton-Dodge evaluates if didactic materials still belong in Montessori Infant & Toddler classrooms.Read More
A Montessori Educator Reflects on the Work of Antiracism Expert and The Montessori Event Keynote Speaker, Ibram X. Kendi