The mission of The Montessori Foundation is to inspire, nurture, and support the development of strong Montessori schools worldwide.
The Foundation works with educational leaders, teachers, and school board members to promote the groundbreaking insights and educational approach pioneered by Dr. Maria Montessori, the world-famous physician who pioneered modern brain research and began a revolution in educational reform around the world.
The Montessori Foundation also serves as a source of information, advice, and assistance to parents who are interested in Montessori education, or who have children currently attending Montessori schools.
As we often say:
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The Montessori Foundation is a non-profit educational organization that nurtures, inspires, and supports the development of strong, successful Montessori schools around the world. We also serve as a trusted source of information and Montessori programs for families.
The Montessori Family Alliance is an international network of Montessori parents, teachers, and friends of Montessori. who want to learn more about how to support their children at school and at home with 24/7 access to information when you need it. LEARN MORE
The International Montessori Council (IMC) is a professional organization of Montessori educators and schools. The IMC offers school mentorship, school accreditation, and a wide-range of resources and programs for professional development. organization. LEARN MORE
These are samples of some of our latest posts.
Most of us are aware that the United Nations adopted a declaration on the universal rights of the child, but many of us have not read it. Here is the introduction and the link to the full text. We encourage you to revisit it from time to time and reflect on the...
Editor’s Note: Families have been inspired by Montessori to home-school their children for years. The trend seems to be expanding. Something new grew out of the pandemic: online education at the adolescent level that is consciously based on Montessori guidelines. One...
By Joyce St. Giermaine Montessori is great for little children but that's it! Montessori is warm and fuzzy. Children enjoy it, but the real world isn't warm and fuzzy. They have to grow up sometime. I'm worried that Montessori shelters my child from life. Your...
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