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Suggested reading



Children: The Challenge, by Rudolph Driekurs


Montessori, A Modern Approach, by Paula Lilliard


Montessori Today, by Paula Lilliard


The Secret of Childhood, by Maria Montessori


The Montessori Method, by Maria Montessori


The Discovery of the Child, by Maria Montessori


To Educate the Human Potential, by Maria Montessori


Spontaneous Activity in Education, by Maria Montessori


Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work, by E. M. Standing




Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator, a noted humanitarian best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world.


Dr. Montessori’s principles that focus on the development of the whole child; intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual.  Our school provides children with:


Additional Resources


Briefings: What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin and Peter Drucker have in Common?


Boston Globe: Succeeding at their own pace By Alex Beam


Forbes: Is Montessori the Origin of Google and Amazon?


The Atlantic: Superwoman Was Already Here


Wall Street Journal: Montessori Mafia


Harvard Business Review: Montessori Builds Innovators




Other Resources


American Montessori Society


Montessori Madmen


Building the Pink Tower Blog