One of our goals to support the Montessori community of educators and parents. We are pleased to list items to help one uncover the beautiful philosophy of Maria Montessori.

Recommended Books

Let Out the Sunshine
By Barnett, Regina

Montessori Controversy
By Chattin-McNichols, John

Maria Montessori
By Kramer, Rita

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius
Lillard, Angeline Stoll

Montessori Today
Lillard, Paula Polk

The Absorbent Mind
Montessori, Maria

Discovery of the Child
Montessori, Maria

Secret of Childhood
Montessori, Maria

The World In The Palm of Her Hand
Seldin, Tim and Donna

A Book About Anna
Wolf, Aline

Our Peaceful Classroom
Wolf, Aline

A Parent's Guide to the Montessori Classroom
Wolf, Aline

Recommended Videos

These selections are available from the North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA).

Designs for Differences
"The Montessori Elementary" (30 minutes) gives a profile of the Ruffing Montessori elementary program. The film utilizes a wide range of presentations and creates an exciting picture of a Montessori elementary program in action.

A Child's Home Environment
Explores the effect of the home environment and highlights principles of concentration, choice and responsibility.

Is Montessori For Me?
Consideration of Montessori versus other preschool alternatives -- seen through the view of a prospective parent.

Five Going On Six
This presentation demonstrates the benefits to the child who remains for the third year of preschool.

Maria Montessori: Follow The Child
Prize-winning documentary. Interviews with first-generation Montessorians who knew Maria Montessori are interspersed with some of the most spontaneous Montessori classroom scenes ever filmed.

A World Of Peace
"An Introduction to Montessori Education." Presents Montessori in action showing infants, preschoolers, and kindergartners.

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MMS Newsletters

The Michigan Montessori Society publishes four newsletters each year: one in the fall, winter, spring and summer.

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Michigan Montessori Training Centers

Michigan has two highly qualified training centers to certify teachers in the early childhood ( age 3-6) level and lower ( age 6-9) and upper ( age 9-12) elementary levels.

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