Montessori Institute
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Required and Recommended Readings

Reading Lists

We recommend you read the following publications before starting your course. Copies may be purchased at the Montessori Institute. Email the MIM office for information.

Required Reading - MIM Elementary Course

Maria Montessori
  • The Absorbent Mind   $19.00
  • Education and Peace   $15.00
  • Advanced Montessori Method - Volume 1   $19.00
  • Advanced Montessori Method - Volume 2   $19.00
  • From Childhood to Adolescence   $15.00
  • To Educate the Human Potential   $16.00
  • Psychogeometry   $20.00
  • The Four Planes of Education   $7.00
Mario Montessori
  • The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education   $7.00
  • Cosmic Education   $7.00

Recommended Reading

Lillard, Paula Polk
  • Montessori: A Modern Approach   $13.00
  • Montessori Today   $13.00
Mario Montessori Jr.
  • Education for Human Development   $15.00
E. M. Standing
  • Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work   $15.00

Required Reading - MIM Elementary Foundation Course

Maria Montessori
  • The Absorbent Mind   $19.00
  • The Secret of Childhood   $11.50
  • The Discovery of the Child   $19.00
  • Education for a New World   $15.00
  • The Child and the Family   $16.00
  • Education and Peace   $15.00
Mario Montessori
  • The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education   $7.00

Recommended Reading

Maria Montessori
  • What You Should Know About Your Child   $15.00

Other books are available for sale - please visit the office with any requests

Download and print the MIM Order Form for Materials


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NEW! 3-summer, Chicago Area, Elementary Course Beginning Summer 2018

We are excited about expanding our AMI elementary community and supporting the expansion of AMI Montessori in Chicago Public Schools.

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