Association Montessori Internationale
AMI was founded in 1929 by Dr Maria Montessori and is recognised as the international authority on Montessori philosophy and pedagogy providing a leading voice regarding the unique nature of childhood, natural human development and the rights of the child.
Association Montessori de France
L’Association Montessori de France fondée en 1950 est une Association 1901 d’intérêt générale affiliée depuis sa création à l’Association Montessori Internationale (A.M.I.) de ce fait elle est la représentation nationale de l’A.M.I. ce qui engage l’AMF à s’inscrire dans le mouvement Montessori international et de soutenir l’Institut Supérieur Maria Montessori (I.S.M.M.) centre de formation d’éducateurs Montessori agrée par l’A.M.I.
The Montessori Society
The Montessori Society aims to inform teachers and parents about Montessori and its practice. In this website you will find information about Montessori including schools, training, workshops and seminars.
Aid to Life
The Aid to Life Initiative is founded on the idea that children develop optimally when they are brought up in an environment that supports their natural development, with an adult who understands how to connect them to positive activity and then allows them enough time to grow and develop according to their own pace and rhythm. It aims to give parents clear, simple, straightforward advice in a format that is easy to understand and apply.
Centre de Formation Montessori Francophonie (CFMF)
Les objectifs de l’Association sont de maintenir, propager et développer les principes et les pratiques pédagogiques tels que formulés par Maria Montessori pour le développement optimal de l’être humain.
MariaMontessori.com is a project from the Montessori Administrators Association (MAA) with a goal of providing accurate and relevant information about the Montessori method of education to parents around the world.
Montessori: The Science
Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Montessori’s theoretical principles, the science research that has followed them, and how they are implemented in a Montessori classroom.
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Education begins at home. The first simple word a parent speaks to an infant opens the world of language to the child and sets the child on the path of exploration and discovery. When formal schooling begins, many parents believe that their role as educators has ended. But education is a shared responsibility of parents, schools, teachers, and various institutions in the economy and in society. New findings from the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) show that parental involvement in education is pivotal for the success of children throughout their school years and beyond.
Read more: PISA - Let's Read Them a Story! The Parent Factor in Education
Reading Aloud: a Gift That Keeps on Giving
We know that one of the very best things any parent can do for their child’s development in reading is to read aloud to the child. Over the years, many parents and former students have told us stories of their experience reading and being read to.
Summertime and the Montessori Child
For children who are at home during the summer break, parents will wish to work diligently with slowing the pace of life. Children will savor the leisurely passage of time in which they can relish individual choices, uninterrupted play, ample rest and sleep, unhurried meals and unplugged screens. Here are just a few ideas of how a child can fill her long lovely summer days and return to school refreshed, nourished and eager...