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Register for the NAMTA Conference in Columbia, MD, October 9-12, 2014

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New DVDs Available
Grazia Silvana! Montessori Assistants to Infancy
and
Wonderful Two's


Updated Parent Education Book
The Montessori Children's House: An Introduction


Now Available! AMI Journal
Peace Through Education

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See  table of contents or sample pages from Montessori Algebra for the Adolescent by Michael Waski

NAMTA's purpose is to maintain Montessori traditions, and at the same time, to be on the cutting edge of innovative education. Accordingly, we provide the medium for study, interpretation, and improvement of Montessori education.

Research

Introduction to Montessori Research

 

NAMTA's commitment to research goes back to its earliest days, when The NAMTA Journal vol. 2, no. 1 carried a bibliography for parents. In 1985, the first NAMTA Montessori Bibliography was published, compiled by Dr. Mary Maher Boehnlein. After two more print editions (1995 and 2002), NAMTA's comprehensive bibliography of Montessori sources in English from 1909 to the present has been released as a searchable database, The NAMTA Online Montessori Bibliography. This unparalleled resource allows users to search more than 16,000 citations, most of which are available from our extensive Archives. Thanks to generous support from The Hershey Foundation, subscriptions to the Online Bibliography are kept very affordable.

 

In addition to its tools for research, NAMTA has teamed with celebrated psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi to sponsor a research project coupling Prof. Csikszentmihalyi's "flow" theory with Montessori normalization theory. Current studies from this project have appeared in The NAMTA Journaland are available as free downloads.

 

Research Downloads Research Books from NAMTA 
Montessori Research Summary The ERIC Database