What is Montessori? This is a resource of information about Montessori for current and potential parents/guardians to better aide understanding of the unique philosophy and practise.

Why Montessori ?

For more videos about Montessori Education:

What is Montessori? (2.5 mins)

Montessori Explained (3.5 mins)

A Morning at a Montessori (5 mins)

Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective (3.5 mins)

‘Montessori Madness’ (5.5 mins)

Montessori v. Conventional (5.5 mins)

Montessori Teacher Training (7.5 mins)

Montessori Maths (9.5 mins)

Montessori Language (10 mins)

Montessori Teacher Training (1o mins)

TEDx Talk (15.5 mins)

Application of Montessori in a non-educational environment: Care for people with dementia (23 mins)

The Montessori Method by Teachers TV (27 mins)

Extraordinary Women – Documentary about Montessori’s life by the BBC (48 mins)

Reading – Introduction to the Montessori Method

– American Montessori Society (AMS)

Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)


Montessori Terminology

The Montessori Way

Principles of Montessori

Various articles from the US’ National Public Radio (NPR)

Montessori Education – BBC

Confessions of a Montessori Mom (blog)

Common Montessori Myths (pdf)

Reading – More In-depth

Academic papers/research about the Montessori Method


The Discovery of the Child by M. Montessori

The Secret of Childhood by M. Montessori

The Absorbent Mind by M. Montessori


From Childhood to Adolescence by M. Montessori

To Educate the Human Potential by M. Montessori