Montessori is a public domain name, which means that any school can call themselves a Montessori school. It is important for parents to learn about Montessori education when selecting a school, and to continue to learn throughout their child’s time in Montessori school.
We have included the following resources about Montessori education, programs, and research to assist prospective parents and enrolled parents with this important responsibility.
Dr. Steve Hughes: Montessori and the Future of Education Dr. Steve Hughes, pediatric neurologist, talks about how Montessori education as a model for future educational practices—and Dr. Montessori’s anticipation of recent neurological research.
Montessori Madness Created by Montessori father, advocate, and author Trevor Eissler, this video talks about how Montessori education keeps the fire for learning alive in children. We also recommend the book Montessori Madness by Trevor Eissler
Living Montessori: Stephen Curry and Family - NBA superstar Stephen Curry, and his remarkable family, tell us how a Montessori education has helped shape their outlook on life in an exclusive interview, filmed at the Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman where Stephen's mother, Sonya Curry, is the head of school.
A Montessori Morning - Created by photographer and Montessori mother Lindsay Palmer, this charming video shows the 3-hour work cycle of a child in the preschool environment .. . compressed to 4 minutes!
Nurturing the Love of Learning: Montessori Education for the Preschool Years - This video was originally produced by the American Montessori Society.
Imagine a School: Montessori for Elementary Age Learners This EdVid video by Eric Johnson shows how Montessori works for elementary students. Please note that most Montessori Elementary students have a strong foundation in Montessori Primary programs before advancing to Montessori Elementary school.
Building the Pink Tower - Originally released by Building this fundraising trailer is very good at explaining what makes Montessori different than traditional methods of education. Building the Pink Tower will be a documentary film that reimagines schools and learning through the lens of Montessori education
Montessori: Learning for Life - Documentary | Directed by Paul Dowie | Narration by Geire Kami