Community Montessori

State Approved Private School
Serving Children 12 Months - 8th Grade

Resources ~ Youtube Montessori Videos ~ Literature
Literature regarding the Montessori Method and other helpful books in our effort to raise strong, independent, and educated children.

Lillard, Angeline Stoll: Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius
Lillard, Paula Polk and Lynn Lillard Jesson: Montessori From The Start
Severe, Sal ~ How to Behave So Your Children Will Too!
Marano, Hara Estroff ~ A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting
Levine, Madeline ~ The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids
Postman, Neil ~ The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education
Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century: Ideas From the Past That Can Improve Our Future
The Disappearance of Childhood

Schor, Juliet B. ~ Born To Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture
Kohn, Afie ~ Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes
Twenge, Jean M. ~ Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled – and More Miserable Than Ever Before
Seligman, Martin E. P. ~ The Optimistic Child
Elkind, David ~ All Grown Up And No Place To Go: Teenagers In Crisis
Elkind, David ~ Miseducation: Preschoolers at Risk
Elkind, David ~ The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon
Harris, Judith Rich ~ The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out The Way They Do
Bruer, John T. ~ The Myth of the First Three Years: A New Understanding of Early Brain Development and Lifelong Learning
Medhus, Elisa ~ Raising Children Who Think for Themselves
Gardner, Howard ~ Disciplined Mind: What All Students Should Understand
Gardner, Howard ~ Frames Of Mind: The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences
Gardner, Howard ~ Multiple Intelligences: The Theory In Practice, A Reader
Gardner, Howard ~ The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think And How Schools Should Teach
Glenn, H. Stephen and Jane Nelsen ~ Raising Self-Reliant Children In a Self-Indulgent World
Hicks, MaryBeth ~ Raising Geeks: How to Protect Your Kid’s Childhood in a Grow-Up-Too-Fast World
Rich, Dorothy ~ MegaSkills: In School and in Life The Best Gift You Can Give Your Child
Buehrer, Eric ~ The Public Orphanage: How Public Schools Are Making Parents Irrelevant
Quart, Alissa ~ Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child
Rubin, Kenneth H. ~ The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World – and Why It Matters for Their Success and Happiness
Coles, Robert ~ The Moral Intelligence of Children: How to Raise a Moral Child
Healy, Jane M. ~ Endangered Mind: Why Children Don’t Think – and What We Can Do About It
Ricker, Audrey and Carolyn Crowder ~ Backtalk: 4 Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids
Lickona, Thomas ~ Educating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility
Jones, Gerald ~ Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-Believe Violence
Severe, Sal ~ How to Behave So Your Preschooler Will Too!
Pitamic, Maja ~ Teach Me to Do It Myself: Montessori Activities for You and Your Child

Papers
Cossentino, Jacqueline M. Big Work: Goodness, Vocation, and Engagement in the Montessori Method (Community Montessori has copies to loan.)

A paper by a Montessorian in a Masters degree program