As a Montessori school, Monarch focus on providing students the freedom to learn and grow in a supportive, nurturing, and peaceful environment. In the rich, specially prepared Montessori environment, a child acquires and develops the skills for academics and for life. To learn more about Montessori, reach out to us or explore the many rich readings we recommend below.

Recommended Reading

Books by Dr. Maria Montessori:

Lilliard, Paula Polk
Montessori: A Modern Approach.

Montessori, Jr., Mario
Education for Human Development

Standing, E.M., 
Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work.

McTamaney, Catherine., Ed. D., 
The Tao of Montessori: Reflections on Compassionate Teaching.

Orem, Reginald C. 
Montessori Today
Montessori and the Special Child

Gitter, Lena L. 
Ready your Child for School the Montessori Way

Packard, Rosa C. 
The Hidden Hinge

Blessington, John P. 
Let My Children Work

Kramer, Rita 
Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work

Wolf, Aline D. 
A Parent’s Guide to the Montessori Classroom

Petrutis, Doma 
More Than Sandpaper Letters

American Montessori Society 
A Montessori Manual for Parents

Berrein, Polly Berends. 
Whole Child, Whole Parents.

Montanaro, Dr. Silvana. 
Understanding the Human Being: The Importance of the First Three Years.

Cline, M. D., Foster & Jim Fay. 
Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility.

Faber, Adele and Elaine Mazlish. 
How to Talk to Kids will Listen and Listen So Kids will Talk.

Glenn, H. Stephen & Jane Nelson. 
Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World.

Grosshans, Beth A., PhD., 
Beyond Time-Out: From Chaos to Calm.

Yong, Zhao.,
Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization.

Ellen Galinsky
Mind in the Making: The seven essential life skills every child needs

Sir Ken Robinson
Out of our minds: Learning to be creative