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
This site provides a nationwide directory of Montessori Schools in the US, but it is NOT comprehensive. It also has information and reviews on the schools and programs provided
A collaborative project spanning the entire Montessori movement whose purpose is to provide complete and accurate information about the state of Montessori in the United States.
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.

MontessoriPublic is a digital and print communications and advocacy platform that aims to bring Montessori into the public conversation. It presents news and information about Montessori public schools (district, charter, and magnet), other publicly supported Montessori programs, public policy affecting Montessori, and Montessori-relevant ideas and events in education.

Social and Emotional Learning Resources
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is a leading organization for advancing the practice of integrated academic, social, and emotional learning for all children in preschool through high school.
Center for the Collaborative Classroom is a nonprofit educational organization and their site provides resources that support the academic, ethical, and social development of children.
Teaching and Instruction Resources
A government web site that reviews high-quality research on different programs, products, practices, and policies to answer the question “What works in education?”
Comprehensive database of education research collected by the government. Contents come from journal publishers, reports, conference papers, grey literature and book sources, and individuals submitting materials through ERIC’s online submission system.
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.
This resource is an infographic with learning tips that are based on neuroscience.  The tips and tricks are good to share with students as well as keep in mind when designing curriculum.  If you take into account how people learn when developing lessons, the content will stick better with the student.
elearninginfographics.com – Infographics combine great information in a graphical display that is exactly what the brain loves. This amazing site collects a variety of education infographics that are perfect for all learners.
The Science of Learning – This report summarizes existing cognitive-science research on how students learn, and connects it to practical implications for teaching. The report is a resource for teacher-educators, new teachers, and anyone in the education profession who is interested in how learning takes place.
Educational Technology Resources
Free Technology for Teachers – A resource sharing web site for teachers using technology in the classroom. The emphasis is on free tools, ideas, and how-to information.