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Links to Montessori Research

American Montessori Society (AMS)

The AMS website includes a Research Library with links to research activities, dissertations and theses, conference handouts, journal articles, white papers, action research, and resources for research.

Also on the AMS website are PDF versions of three annotated bibliographies of Montessori-related articles published in non-Montessori, peer-reviewed publications.

“Montessori Education and Practice: A Review of the Literature, 2010–2013”

“Montessori Education and Practice: A Review of the Literature, 2007–2009”

"Montessori Education and Practice: A Review of the Literature, 1996–2006

Association Montessori Internationale / Global (AMI)

The AMI website includes information about the organization’s research work as well as links to research studies.

Association Montessori International / USA (AMI/USA)

The AMI/USA website includes links to research articles.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

ERIC is an online digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. It is a valuable, free, regularly updated resource for locating Montessori research. 

Journal of Montessori Research

The Journal of Montessori Research advances knowledge of Montessori education through both empirical research studies and critical reviews of the literature. It is available in an open-access forum.

Montessori Research Interest Group on Facebook

The Facebook Montessori Research Interest Group comprises more than 5,000 individuals worldwide. Information about Montessori research and non-Montessori research relevant to Montessori education is regularly shared and discussed. Membership in this public group is required for commenting and posting.

North American Montessori Teachers’ Association Archive (NAMTA)

The NAMTA Montessori Archive is a comprehensive index of Montessori periodicals.

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