Based on the key Montessori principle that children learn best through active experience.
by Maria Montessori, J. McV Hunt (Contributor)
This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind
her innovative educational techniques. Her other well-loved books
Definitive site for this method of early childhood education.
Good section about applying Marie Montessori's method at home.
Can I do Montessori at home with my child? What Montessori ideas
can I use for school age children?
eText of Maria Montessori's great book. A quite inspiring work
you'll want to print out and read.
There is a vast supply of early childhood materials and activities
in traditional approaches. Our site shows you how to use these
materials that follow Maria Montessori's techniques.
What is Montessori?
"There was no method to be seen, what was seen was a child...
acting according to its own nature." Dr. Maria Montessori,
from Secret of Childhood, p.136
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Preschool At Home
This group is for sharing ideas and experiences as we teach our
preschool children using the methods of Maria Montessori.
Here is a place for home schoolers, using Montessori Method in
their home education, to share and learn. All home schooling
topics/methods are welcome.
A directory of resources for parents participating in any way
with the Montessori programs.
Adapted for easy use with children at home and based on the key ideas that create confident, independent children in Montessori schools, this inspiring book shows parents how to deal with children's physical and intellectual growth from birth to six years.