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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

Montessori Time Line