American Montessori Society -- the AMS website offers a variety of resources regarding background information, news and events and special projects.

Montessori Connections: The Website for a Montessori Community -- an all inclusive website that provides resources and links for teachers, parents, and administrators. Includes history, characteristics, and resources for Montessori education.

Montessori Education -- this site provides a thorough history and the legacy of the Montessori educational philosophy.

The International Montessori Index -- information on the environment of a Montessori classroom, teacher training, availability of schools, and the methods used for different ages.

The Montessori Foundation: The International Montessori Council -- information regarding conferences, Montessori organizations, Montessori schools, and teacher certification


Drake, M. 2008. Developing Resilient Children After 100 Years of Montessori Education. Montessori Life.

Kambich, C. 2007. Montessori Education Affects the Lives of Children Around the World. Montessori Life.

Bagby, J. 2007. Montessori Education and Practice: A Review of the Literature, 1996-2006. Montessori Life.

An Introduction to Montessori Philosophy and Materials -- Youtube video showing real children applying the techniques of the Montessori method to their own education.