Music education begins early

Montessori Environments
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Since 1982 Michael Olaf Montessori has helped parents and teachers around the world understand and support the full potential of the child from birth through age 12+.

Michael Olaf Montessori 1982a
All 3 Montessori books


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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)
"Montessori" A Video Explanation: of why anyone can use the word "Montessori"

0-3 VIDEO CLIPS, Development in the first, second, third years

Montessori Supporters and famous Montessori students PDF
Mindfulness (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
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 talk.

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