Working in an online environment, we often come across web sites or papers that are good resources for people in Montessori education. This page collects our findings into broad subject categories, which can be accessed using the turquoise buttons below. Each resource has a link and brief description to give a sense of what it contains. Click on the organizations logo to be taken to the page. We will continue to add more resources as we find them, so be sure and check back often. We hope you find these as useful and interesting as we do. To make sure you don’t miss any additions, sign up for our newsletter where we feature new additions to this page, or visit the ClassrooMechanics Facebook page where we feature Web Resource Wednesday with a new resource each week.
Montessori Specific Resources
The web site of the non-profit National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. Their mission is to advance Montessori education in the public sector through the support of a robust network of practitioners, researchers, parents, and leaders committed to realizing Maria Montessori’s vision of education.
Dr. Angeline Lillard, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, has been studying Montessori’s methods for more than two decades. Her research investigates the efficacy of the Montessori Method and provides scientific support for many of the foundational principles that Dr. Montessori laid down over 100 years ago.
Social and Emotional Learning Resources
Teaching and Instruction Resources
This resource is a downloadable poster from the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) and contains practical tips for students to boost studying and learning. The QBI is home to more than 450 scientists and 42 laboratory leaders whose research has made important advances in fundamental neuroscience. They also have a free publication on learning and memory that might of interest to people.