Reading List

AMI Montessori 0-3 Diploma

Required Reading: 

By Dr Maria Montessori: 

  • Education for a New World 
  • The Absorbent Mind 
  • The Child in the Family 
  • The Discovery of the Child 
  • The Formation of Man  
  • The Secret of Childhood 
  • 1946 London Lectures 

By Silvana Quattrocchi Montanaro, MD: 

  • Understanding the Human Being.

Medical text (Provided by AMI) 

 

Recommended Reading:

By E.M. Standing:

  • Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work  

Further books will be recommended throughout the course.

 


AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma

Required Reading:

By Dr Maria Montessori:

  • The Secret of Childhood
  • The Discovery of the Child
  • The Absorbent Mind
  • The Formation of Man
  • Education and Peace
  • The Advanced Montessori Method, Vol. 1
  • 1946 London Lectures
  • The Four Planes of Education (AMI Pamphlet)

By Mario M. Montessori, Sr:

  • The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education (AMI Pamphlet)

Recommended Reading:

By Dr Maria Montessori:

  • From Childhood to Adolescence
  • To Educate the Human Potential
  • Education for a New World
  • The Child in the Family
  • The Child, Society and the World

By Silvana Quattrocchi Montanaro MD:

  • Understanding the Human Being

By Mario M. Montessori, Jr:

  • Education for Human Development

By E.M. Standing:

  • Maria Montessori – Her Life and Work

 

These books can be purchased from https://montessorimaterialsaustralia.com.au/

 


AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma

Required Reading:

  • To Educate the Human Potential
  • From Childhood to Adolescence
  • The Advanced Montessori Method, Vols 1-2
  • Education and Peace
  • The Absorbent Mind
  • Psychogeometry
  • Psychoarithmetic

Recommended Reading: 

  • The Secret of Childhood
  • The Discovery of the Child
  • The Formation of Man
  • The 1946 London Lectures
  • Education for a New World
  • The Child in the Family
  • The Child, Society and the World
  • What You Should Know about Your Child
  • Education for Human Development