more about montessori

Learn more about the lifelong benefits of a Montessori education! Check out the links below for fantastic resources from the Montessori community. Discover why our classrooms are organized in multi-age groups, why our students spend so much time exploring nature and playing, why we don't assign daily homework or take regular tests, and learn more about Montessori!


American Montessori Association: AMS is a vibrant community of schools, teachers, families, and others determined to make Montessori a strong and positive force in education. is an online resource tool for Montessori practitioners to demonstrate what quality Montessori looks like and needs to take into consideration in order to be implemented. It’s a great place for parents to see Montessori classrooms in action.

Does it Work? What Research says about Montessori and Student Outcomes

Montessori Validated by Research Studies: Further research stating the effectiveness of Montessori in Australia

Glossary of Montessori Terms

Steph Curry: Former Christian Montessori kid to the NBA's best. Why his faith matters.

OurKids Montessori Page: A look at research collected and published by our Canadian Montessori friends

Montessori Education Podcast with Jesse McCarthy: The Science of Montessori with Dr. Angeline Lillard, Montessori expert and Professor of Psychology at University of Virginia

Montessori Education and Parent Resources from

The Science Behind Montessori - A roundup of articles highlighting research in Montessori education

Parent Resources from AMI: Association Montessori International in North America

Paid Archive: Articles and Research from NAMTA, The North American Montessori Teachers’ Association

Maria Montessori Blog: Articles and podcasts with contributions from Montessori educators and administrators


A Montessori Morning: Get a glimpse of a 3-hour morning work cycle in just a few minutes.

AMI Montessori Explanations: An introduction to three age levels of Montessori education: toddlers (18 months to 36 months), primary (age 2 1/2 to 6) and elementary (ages 6 through 12).

The Montessori Classroom: The Three Year Cycle: This video details the Montessori method of teaching and learning, focusing on the development of children age 3-6.

Why Choose Montessori? A Parent's Perspective from American Montessori Society

Trevor Eissler Montessori Madness 321 FastDraw: One of the absolute best we’ve seen! This video uses clever cartoon techniques to illustrate the difference between Montessori vs. traditional school approaches to learning in an easy-to-follow format.

Trevor Eissler “How Do You Hug a Child Like This?” Another great 321 FastDraw video, featuring a live-action cartoon illustrating the argument for personalized Montessori education over standardized traditional education.

Superwoman Was Already Here! A 321 FastDraw presentation answering some Montessori questions: Why do we value curiosity and encourage independent learning? Why don’t we have tests and homework? How and why do we create a sense of calm and order in our classrooms?