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For 34 years the Michael Olaf Montessori Company has helped create beautiful and developmentally correct learning environments with special items that foster creativity and a love of learning.


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Prayer for the Earth

A Christmas Prayer for the Earth for 5 years now this Stephenson family video, with original lyrics sung by Michael, and pictures from Susan's work around the world, has been shared all over the planet. We hope you enjoy it. The slide show of pictures was excellent! Your work is a perfect example of the way the Montessori method should be taught. —Phillip Montessori, grandson of Dr. Maria Montessori

Music Newsletter #22 The Music from the Beginning to the End
No Contest #21 Michael Olaf Newsletter, new book: No Contest Montessori Chess Lessons for Ages 3 to 90+
Cosmic Education, #20 Michael Olaf Newsletter February
Montessori for a Prince a story of Montessori for a Prince (PDF)

0-3 Video Clips Natural development video clips
Montessori Supporters and famous Montessori students PDF
Concentration (PDF) Mindfulness Practices in Education:
AMI/USA Newsletter for 0-3 (PDF) Summer Ideas for the d, Aid to Life The new Montessori site is ready to view!
First 3 Years Video Clips: stages of development,birth-3
Manners, Grace & Courtesy Newsletter A favorite Michael Maria Montessori Biography A brief overview and pictures
Digital Age: An Article from Australia
TED language video: The linguistic genius of babies. 6-month-Montessori Lectures and Articles Montessori infant information, an observation of a 3-6 class, and more
Montessori Homeschooled Brown U. student, musician, attorney
"Montessori" A Video Explanation: of why anyone can use the word "Montessori"
Creativity Do schools kill creativity? This is a link to a short talk, given at the end of an education conference, by Sir Ken Robinson. It is one of the most insightful and entertaining talks we have heard in a long time. Enjoy! (courtesy of
Food an important TED talkn.

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