Frequently Asked Questions
Is there any research that supports Montessori education?
The following links are some recent research on Montessori Education. There are also many other websites that provide information about the Montessori philosophy.
Murray, A. K. (2011). "Montessori Elementary Philosophy Reflects Current Motivation Theories." Montessori Life, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 22 – 33.
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard. See the book www.montessori-science.org/montessori_science_genius.htm.
Middle School Students’ Motivation and Quality of Experience: A Comparison of Montessori and Traditional School Environments www.montessori-ami.org/research/outcomes.pdf
Optimal Developmental Outcomes: The Social, Moral, Cognitive, and Emotional Dimensions of a Montessori Education www.ccma.ca/files/Outcomes_Kahn,_Baker_etc..pdf