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The Montessori Mafia (The Wall Street Journal) – The Montessori educational approach might be the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the school’s alumni that one might suspect a Montessori Mafia.

Montessori Madness (video) – This is one of the most informative and concise videos demonstrating the differences between the Montessori Method and traditional education.

Google Founders Talk Montessori (video) – Larry Page and Sergey Brin discuss their experience as Montessori students.

Montessori Builds Innovators (Harvard Business Review) – There are strident disagreements these days over every aspect of American educational policy, except for one. Everyone thinks it would be great if we could better teach students how to innovate.

Changing Education Paradigms (video) – Sir Ken Robinson discusses the worldwide reform of education.

Parents Can Help Kids Read by “Making Speech Visible,” Says Noted Researcher – Speech-to-print instruction for early reading is not a new idea in the world of teaching children. Maria Montessori was using this approach many years ago. But it took neuroscience to prove her right.

Children at Montessori Schools are Better Educated – A controversial schooling method that focuses on personal development rather than exams produces more mature, creative and socially adept children, scientists have revealed.

The Technology Screen (AMI, USA) – Dr. Montessori’s dictum for the young child was, “Never give more to the mind than you give to the hand.”  Why not?

Who goes to a Montessori school? – Many well known adults credit their Montessori education for much of their success.