The Absorbent Mind, by Maria Montessori, trans. Claude A. Claremont
The Advanced Montessori Method, Vol. 1: Spontaneous Activity in Education, by Maria Montessori, trans. Florence Simmonds & Lily Hutchinson.
The Advanced Montessori Method, Vol.2: Materials for Educating Elementary School Children, by Maria Montessori, trans. Arthur Livingston
Basic Ideas of Montessori Educational Theory: Extracts from Maria Montessori Writings and Teachings, compiled by Paul Oswald and Günter Schulz-Benesch, trans. Lawrence Salmon
The California Lectures of Maria Montessori, 1915: Collected Speeches and Writings, ed. Robert G. Buckenmeyer
The Child in the Family, by Maria Montessori, trans. Nancy Rockmore Cirillo.
The Child, Society and the World: Unpublished Speeches and Writings of Maria Montessori, trans. by Caroline Juler & Heather Yesson.
From Childhood to Adolescence, by Maria Montessori, based on the 1976 revised Schocken edition.
The Discovery of the Child, by Maria Montessori, trans. M. Joseph Costelloe, S.J
To Educate the Human Potential, by Maria Montessori
Education for Human Development: Understanding Montessori, by Mario M. Montessori, Jr.
Education for a New World, by Maria Montessori.
Education and Peace, by Maria Montessori, trans. Helen R. Lane.
The Formation of Man, by Maria Montessori, trans. A.M. Joosten
What You Should Know About Your Child, based on lectures by Maria Montessori.
Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, by Maria Montessori. 1988
Maria Montessori: A Biography, by Rita Kramer. 1988
Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work, by E. Mortimer Standing. 1995
Michael Olaf’s Essential Montessori: A Guide and Catalogue for Montessori Education from Birth, at Home and at School, by Susan Stephenson. Published annually
Montessori in the Classroom: A Teacher’s Account of How Children Really Learn, by Paula Polk Lillard. 1997
The Science Behind the Genius, by Angeline Stoll Lillard
Montessori in Contemporary American Culture, edited by Margaret Howard Loeffler. 1992
The Montessori Method, by Maria Montessori. 1989.
Montessori: A Modern Approach, by Paula Polk Lillard, 1988.
Montessori Read and Write: A Parents’ Guide to Literacy for Children, by Lynne Lawerence. 1998
Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood, by Paula Polk. 1996.
The Secret of Childhood, by Maria Montessori 1992.
The Spiritual Hunger of the Modern Child, with a chapter by Maria Montessori. 1984.
The Montessori Music Curriculum for Children up to Six Years of Age, dissertation by Jean Karen Miller.
Montessori Music: A Guide to Using the Bells, available from Neinhuis Montessori USA, 320 Pioneer Way, Mountain View, CA 94041 (800) 942-8697
Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community, by Alfie Kohn. 1996.
No Contest: The Case against Competition, by Alfie Kohn. 1992.
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with GoldStars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise and Other Bribes, by Alfie Kohn
Brain Development and Intelligence
Creating Minds: Na Anatomy of Creativity Seen through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Grahm, and Gandhi, by Howard E. Gardner. 1994
Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don’t Think, by Jane M. Healy. 1991
Extraordinary Minds, by Howard Gardner. 1998
Failure to Connect: Why Computers are Damaging to Our Children’s Minds and What We Can Do About It, by Jane M. Healy.
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, by Howard E. Gardner. 1993
How to Have Intelligent and Creative Conversations with Your Kids, by Jane M. Healy. 1994
Intelligence: Multiple Perspectives, by Howard Gardner, et al. 1996
Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice, by Howard E. Gardner. 1993.
Your Child’s Growing Mind: A Guide to Learning and Brain Development from Birth to Adolescence, by Jane M. Healy. 1994
Befriending the Earth, by Thomas Berry and Stephen Dunn. 1991
The Dream of the Earth, by Thomas Berry. 1990
Growing Up Green: Education for Ecological Renewal, by David Hutchison and Thomas Berry
The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story, by Brian Swimme. 1996
The Universe is a Green Dragon: A Cosmic Creation Story, by Brian Swimme. 1988
The Universe Story: From Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era, by Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry. 1994.
Leading Montessori Associations:
Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators
4953 Dundas Street West, Suite 102
Canadian Association of Montessori Teachers
52 Anstead Crescent
American Montessori Society
281 Park Avenue South, 6 th floor
New York, NY 10010
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE)
P.O. Box 278
Oxford, MD 21654
National Center for Montessori Education (NCME)
Roswell, GA 3077
Independent School Management, Inc.: www.isminc.com
National Association of Independent Schools: www.nais.org
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada: www.cgsac.ca
National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: www.cgsusa.org
Ontario Federation of Independent Schools www.ofis.ca