Montessori Links and Videos


Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators

Montessori Guide: Delving Deeper Into Our Practice (The Association Montessori International/USA is pleased to premiere this new online resource tool for Montessori teachers.)

Does it Work? What Research Says About Montessori and Student Outcomes

Montessori Validated by Research Studies

Glossary of Montessori Terms

Montessori: Why Not?

Timeline of Maria Montessori’s Life

OurKids Montessori Page

Montessori Education Defined

Parent Resources from Association Montessori International

Montessori Science, Dr. Angeline Lillard

[Direct link to Lillard’s articles here]

American Montessori Society: Montessori Research Presentation

Montessori Research from NAMTA

Montessori Madmen

Montessori Resources from Montessori Madmen

American Montessori Society – A Montessori Blog


Home Work, Not Homework


A Montessori Morning, by DVMS Montessori Mom Lindsay Palmer

A Montessori Toddler Morning, by DVMS Montessori Mom Lindsay Palmer

Extraordinary Women — Maria Montessori

AMI Explanations of each Montessori level: Toddler – Elementary

The Montessori Classroom: “The Three Year Cycle”

Inside Montessori Schools: Our Kids TV Spotlight

American Montessori Society Videos

Born to Learn (a great animation about human brain development relative to learning through adolescence).

Pediatric Neuropsychologist Steven Hughes PHD Discusses Montessori Education

Part 1: Dr. Steven Hughes Discusses Montessori (more extensive 3-part video)
Part 2: Dr. Steven Hughes Discusses Montessori (more extensive 3-part video)
Part 3: Dr. Steven Hughes Discusses Montessori (more extensive 3-part video)

Dr. Steven Hughes on Kids Learning at Different Rates

Trevor Eissler: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education

Another Trevor Eissler FastDraw Video

Superwoman Was Already Here! A Montessori Madmen FastDraw

Check out this amazing video done by Countryside Montessori student Madison Bryant. This is what the Montessori philosophy is all about!

Adele Diamond: Montessori and Executive Functions

Adele Diamond: Turning Some Ideas on Their Head

Center on the Developing Child | Harvard University: InBrief: Executive Function: Skills for Life and Learning

“I JUST SUED THE SCHOOL SYSTEM !!!” — a fun video calling for change to outdated education models

Why is Creativity Important in Education?

Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

Sir Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson: Building a Culture of Innovation

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

Sir Ken Robinson: Leading a Learning Revolution

Alain de Botton: A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success

Daniel Pink: Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Anna Lee at TEDx: Looking to Montessori to Guide Education Reform

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on Flow

Understanding Flow Triggers with Steven Kotler

Carol Dweck: The Effect of Praise on Mindsets

Education 2.0 by Alisa Acosta

Healthy Homework Guidelines: A New Vision for Homework

True Grit, Can You Teach Children Character? (34:50: “Where is Montessori in This Conversation?”)

Video associated with Ellen Galinsky’s “Mind in the Making” – Educating the Whole Child

Google Founders Larry Brin and Sergey Page on How Montessori Helped Them Be Successful

Alan Kay Relates Montessori to MacOS (from 1995 Congressional Hearing on Technology in Education)

Will Wright Talks About How His Montessori Education Inspired Him