MONTESSORI READING

 

 

 

A Parent’s Guide To The Montessori Classroom

By Aline D. Wolf

Describes the Montessori program for children between the ages of three and six.

 

At Home With Montessori

By Patricia Oriti, edited by David Kahn

An illustrated approach on how adults and children can live together harmoniously while maintaining different goals for development.

 

In A Montessori Home

By Sarah Moudry

Based on Montessori principles. Ideas and valuable information to help parents prepare the home for children from birth to three years. Includes beautiful photographs taken at ‘real’ homes and a Parent Resource guide at the end gives guidance for choosing and finding toys, clothing and furniture consistent with Montessori principles.

 

Look At The Child

By Aline D. Wolf

Excerpts from Maria Montessori’s writings with photographs of young children in everyday situations.

 

Montessori From The Start: The Child at Home from Birth to Age Three

By Paula Polk Lillard & Lynn Lillard Jessen

The authors provide parental guidance for the establishment of an environment to aid in the development of focus and concentration.

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Montessori Insights: For Parents Of Young Children

By Aline D. Wolf

A collection of insights from Maria Montessori’s principles, and suggestions to parents on how to apply them.

 

Montessori: A Modern Approach

By Paula Polk Lillard

A historical, philosophical and practical guide to the Montessori curriculum.

 

Montessori: The Science Behind The Genius

By Angeline Stoll Lillard

Research supporting the eight insights that are the foundation of Montessori education. In reading this book, parents and teachers alike will develop a clear understanding of what happens in a Montessori classroom, why it happens and why it works.

 

The Montessori Way

By Tim Seldin & Paul Epstein, Ph.D.

A comprehensive introduction to the philosophy and approach practiced in Montessori schools. For parents, educators and anyone looking for an explanation of Montessori education.

 

The Normalized Child

By Kathleen H. Futrell

Excerpts from a talk given to parents of the children at The Aquinas Montessori School (Virginia) in 1966. This booklet has enjoyed widespread use by many Montessori schools and organizations. Nicely illustrated with full- color photographs of children at work.

 

What Is Montessori Preschool?

By David Kahn

The Montessori Method as applied to the preschool classroom.

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