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BOOKS and VIDEOS

Interested in learning more about Montessori, but don't know where to start?

Videos:

A Systematic Research Agenda for Montessori Education
from Steve Hughes.


 
Benefits of Montessori Education
from Montessori Madness.
 


Books:

Upper Elementary Reading

Here are a few suggestions from the faculty and staff of White Rock Montessori! All of these books and videos are available for checkout. Please ask Ginger in the office for information on checkout procedures.


Click here to see American Montessori Society's list of Recommended Books

Children's Books:

_Mammolina: A Story about Maria Montessori_ by Barbara O'Connor
_Our Peaceful Classroom_ by Aline D. Wolf

Biographies:

_Mammolina: A Story about Maria Montessori_ by Barbara O'Connor
_Maria Montessori: Teacher of Teachers_ by Marie Tennent Shephard
_Maria Montessori: A Biography_ by Rita Kramer
_Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work_ by E.M. Standing

General:

_Montessori: A Modern Approach_ by Paula Polk Lillard
_The Montessori Controversy_ by John Chattin-McNichols
_Education for Human Development: Understanding Montessori_ by Mario M. Montessori, Jr.
_Montessori, the Science Behind the Genius_ by Angeline Lillard
_Montessori Madness!_ by Trevor Eissler
_Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents_by Maren Schmidt with Dora Schmidt
_Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius_by Angeline Stroll Lillard

Birth to Three:

_Understanding the Human Being: The Importance of the First Three Years of Life_ by Silvana Quattrocchi Montanaro, M.D.
_Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three_ by Paula Polk Lillard and Lyn Lillard Jessen
_Montessori and Your Child: A Primer for Parents_ by Terry Malloy

Early Childhood:

_Montessori: A Modern Approach_ by Paula Polk Lillard
_Montessori and Your Child: A Primer for Parents_ by Terry Malloy
_Nurturing the Love of Learning: Montessori for the Early Childhood Years_ (Video)

Elementary and Adolescence:

_Montessori Today_ by Paula Polk Lillard
_The Montessori Controversy_ by John Chattin-McNichols
_Imagine a School: Montessori_ for Elementary Age Children (Video)
_Bridge to Adulthood: A Montessori Middle School Model_ (Video)

Books by Maria Montessori:

_The Absorbent Mind_ by Maria Montessori
_Discovery of the Child_ by Maria Montessori
_The Secret of Childhood_ by Maria Montessori
_To Educate the Human Potential_ by Maria Montessori
_From Childhood to Adolscence_ by Maria Montessori