Reading for Theory Module

Waterpark Montessori theory module notes for Chapters A1, A2, B1, B2 – studied on student website.

How to Write Essay Assignments– Waterpark Montessori resource on student website (English and Norsk)

Standing, E.M. (1998) Maria Montessori Her Life and Work Plume, New York

OR Vatland, M. H og Lexow, M (2004) Montessori – en innføring Stabekk, Montessoriforlaget

OR Helfrich, M. Shannon (2011) Montessori Learning in the 21st Century: A Guide for Parents and Teachers [Trout Press, Oregon OR Amazon.com -Kindle Edition]

Montessori, Maria (2009) The Absorbent Mind BN Publishing

OR Montessori, Maria (2007) Barnesinnet, Stabekk, Montessoriforlaget

Montessori, Maria (2009) The Secret of Childhood, Orient Blackswan Pvt Ltd

OR Montessori, Maria (2008) Barndommens gåte, Stabekk, Montessoriforlaget

Lillard, P.P. (1996) Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Childhood to Adulthood – Schocken Books, New York

Early Childhood 0-6 years

Waterpark Montessori theory module notes for Chapters C1, C2 – studied on student website.

Montenaro, S. Q. (1991) Understanding the Human Being: The Importance of the First Three Years of Life; ABC-CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 187934100X; ISBN-13: 978-1879341005

Lillard, P.P. and Jessen, L.L. (2003) Montessori From the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three – Shocken Books, New York

Montessori, Maria (1986) The Discovery of the Child, Aakar Books, ISBN-10: 8187879246; ISBN-13: 978-8187879244

Montessori, Maria (2009) Dr Montessori’s Own Handbook, BiblioBazaar, ISBN-10: 1113691794; ISBN-13: 978-1113691798

Elementary 6-12 years

Waterpark Montessori theory module notes for Chapters C1, C2 – studied on student website.

Montessori, Maria (1994) From Childhood to Adolescence, ABC – CLIO Ltd, ISBN-10: 1851091858, ISBN-13: 978-1851091850

Montessori, Maria (1989) To Educate the Human Potential, ABC – CLIO Ltd, ISBN-10: 1851090940, ISBN-13: 978-1851090945

Montessori, Maria (1989) The Child, Society and the World, ABC – CLIO Ltd, ISBN-10: 1851091122, ISBN-13: 978-1851091126

Adolescent 12-18 years

Waterpark Montessori theory module notes for Chapters C1, C2 – studied on student website.

Gang, P. (1989) Rethinking Education, Dagaz Press/ http://www.ties-edu.org/documents/Rethinking.pdf

Montessori, Maria (1994) From Childhood to Adolescence ABC – CLIO Ltd

NAMTA JOURNALS Read a selection of NAMTA journals related to Adolescent , in particular

The NAMTA Journal, Vol. 40 No 3, Summer 2015: Innovation within Montessori Structure: The Art of Adolescent Reform Education

The NAMTA Journal, Vol. 42 No 3, Summer 2017: Frameworks for Adolescent Communities

The NAMTA Journal Special Issue: The Montessori Adolescent: Analysis in Retrospect

NAMTA number 1, Winter 2008-Overcoming Cynicism and Cultivating Positive Adolescent Engagement

NAMTA number 1, Winter 2009-Birth and Rebirth: Parallel Developmental Passages in Infancy and Early Adolescence.

NAMTA number 3, Summer 2009-Teacher – Student Relationships for the Montessori Continuum.

NAMTA number 3, Summer 2009-Using Peace Stories and Timelines as Foundations for Interdisciplinary work with Upper Elementary and Adolescent Montessori Students

Reading for Practical Modules

Waterpark Montessori practical module notes for Practical Module A/B – downloaded from student website. These notes are used in the creation of student personal files/albums.
How to Make Files/Albums– Waterpark Montessori resource on student website (English and Norsk)
How to Make Materials – Waterpark Montessori resource on student website (English and Norsk)

Infant Toddler 0-3 years (additional)

Montessori, Maria (2009) The Absorbent Mind BN Publishing OR Montessori, Maria (2007) Barnesinnet, Stabekk, Montessoriforlaget (see also Theory module)
Birth to Five Years (1973), NFER-Nelson, Windsor
Waterpark Child Development Resources (see student website resources)
Other books of choice on caring for children – nutrition, clothing, safety and so on

Pre-School 3-6 years (additional)

Select from

Waterpark Child Development Resources
Montessori, Maria (2009) Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, BiblioBazaar, ISBN-10: 1113691794/ ISBN-13: 978-1113691798
Britton, L. (1992) Montessori Play and Learn: A Practical Guide for Parents and Children, Vermilion, ISBN-10: 0091752140/ ISBN-13: 978-0091752149
Books of choice on creative art ideas for pre-school 3-6 years

Adolescent 12-18 years (additional)

Selection of NAMTA journals related to Adolescent – in particular:
NAMTA number 3, Summer 2006-Qualities of a Montessori Secondary Mathematics Program
NAMTA number 3, Summer 2011-The Search for A New Definition of Creativity
NAMTA number 3, Summer 2008-Mathematics, Science and Technology for the Whole Third Plane: A Birds-Eye View, Part 1
NAMTA number 3, Summer 2009 – The New Adolescent Ages 12-15 and 15-18; Optimal Roadmaps For Discipline Based Studies
Read a selection of NAMTA journals related to Adolescent in particular:
NAMTA number 2, Spring 2006- The Adolescent: Taking the Task of Humanity-Conducting the Dialogue Between Nature and Supranature.
NAMTA: number 3, Summer 2011-The Study of Human Progress and the Build Up of Civilization
NAMTA number 3, 2011-The Study of The Earth and Living Nature
Read ONE of the following books for Module A and one for Module B
Humphreys, Tony (2002) A Different Kind of Discipline www.gillmacmillan.ie
Humphreys, Tony (2002) Self-Esteem The Key to Your Child’s Future www.gillmacmillan.ie
Juul, Jesper (1995) Your Competent Child (Ditt kompetente barn)

Recommended Books by Dr. Maria Montessori

Montessori, Maria (2007) The Montessori Method www.bnpublishing.com ISBN-10: 9562915824; ISBN-13: 978-9562915823

Montessori, Maria (2010) The Advanced Montessori Method, Volume 1 BiblioBazaar, LLC; ISBN-10: 1142386139; ISBN-13: 978-1142386139

Montessori, Maria (1989) The Advanced Montessori Method, Volume 2; Schocken Books, New York

Montessori, Maria (1989) The Formation of Man; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851090975; ISBN-13: 978-1851090976

Montessori, Maria (1989) Education for a New World; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851090959; ISBN-13: 978-1851090952

Montessori, Maria (1997) Basic Ideas of Montessori’s Educational Theory; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851092765; ISBN-13: 978-1851092765

Montessori, Maria (1992) Education and Peace; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851091688; ISBN-13: 978-1851091683

Montessori, Maria (1989) To Educate the Human Potential; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851090940; ISBN-13: 978-1851090945

Montessori, Maria (2009) Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook; BiblioBazaar; ISBN-10: 1113691794; ISBN-13: 978-1113691798

Montessori, Maria (1989) What You Should Know About Your Child – ABC –CLIO Ltd

Recommended Books About Montessori

Britton, L. (1992) Montessori Play and Learn: A Practical Guide for Parents and Children; Vermilion; ISBN-10: 0091752140; ISBN-13: 978-0091752149

Chattin-McNichols, J. (1991) The Montessori Controversy; Delmar Cengage Learning; ISBN-10: 0827345178; ISBN-13: 978-0827345171

Eissler, T. (2009) Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for

Montessori Education Sevenoff, LLC; ISBN-10: 098228330X; ISBN-13: 978-0982283301

Feez, S. (2009) Montessori and Early Childhood: A Guide for Students; Sage Publications Ltd; ISBN-10: 1847875165; ISBN-13: 978-1847875167

Goertz, D. B. (2001) Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful: Preventing Exclusion in the Early Elementary Classroom; Frog Books; ISBN-10: 1583940324;ISBN-13: 978-1583940327

Gross, M. J. (1985) Montessori’s Concept of Personality; Dissertation, Univ. of Nebraska, 1976; University Press of America

Gutek, G. L. (2004) The Montessori Method: The Origins of and Educational Innovation; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc; ISBN-10: 0742519112; ISBN-13: 978-074251911

Hainstock. E. G. (1998) Teaching Montessori in the Home: Pre-school Years; Penguin Putnam Inc; ISBN-10: 0452279097; ISBN-13: 978-0452279094

Hainstock. E. G. (1997) Teaching Montessori in the Home: School Years; Penguin Putnam Inc; ISBN-10: 0452279100; ISBN-13: 978-0452279100

Hainstock, E. G. (1997) The Essential Montessori: An Introduction to the Woman, the Writings, the Method and the Movement; Penguin Putnam Inc; ISBN-10: 0452277965; ISBN-13: 978-0452277960

Healy Walls, C. (2008) At The Heart of Montessori Series; Original Writing Ltd

Healy Walls, C. (2006) Montessori in a Nutshell-Available from Waterpark Montessori

Healy Walls, C. (2007) The Conscious Parent Original Writing Ltd

Isaacs, B. (2007) Bringing the Montessori Approach to Your Early Years Practice; Routledge, ISBN-10: 1843124327; ISBN-13: 978-1843124320

Kilpatrick, W. H. (2008) The Montessori System Examined (American education: its men, ideas, and institutions. Series II); Kessinger Publishing, LLC

Kramer, R. (1988) Maria Montessori: A Biography; Da Capo Press; ISBN-10: 0201092271;ISBN-13: 978-0201092271

Lillard, A. S. (2008) Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius; Oxford University Press, USA; ISBN-10: 019536936X; ISBN-13: 978-0195369366

Lillard, P. P. (1982) Montessori: A Modern Approach; Schocken Books, New York; ISBN-10: 0805209204; ISBN-13: 978-0805209204

Lillard, P. P. (1997) Montessori in the Classroom: A Teachers’s Account of How Children Really Learn; Schocken Books, New York; ISBN-10: 0805210873; ISBN-13: 978-0805210873

McTamaney, C. (2007) The Tao of Montessori: Reflections on Compassionate Teaching; iUniverse Star; ISBN-10: 1583482989; ISBN-13: 978-15834829

Montessori, M. M. Jr. (1992) Education for Human Development: Understanding Montessori; ABC – CLIO Ltd; ISBN-10: 1851091696; ISBN-13: 978-1851091690

Mwape, J. (2008) The Montessori Method: An Alternative Way of Teaching Science; VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG; ISBN-10: 3639087577; ISBN-13: 978-3639087574

Seldin, T. (2006) How to Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way; DK Publishing; ISBN-10: 075662505X; ISBN-13: 978-0756625054

Signert, K. (2000) Maria Montessori: anteckningar ur ett liv; Studentlitteratur AB

Stevens, E. Y. (2010) A Guide to the Montessori Method; Unknown; ISBN-10: 114818466X; ISBN-13: 978-1148184661

Wennerström, K. S. & Smeds, M. B. (2009) Montessoripedagogik: i förskola och skola

Seldin, T. (2010) Gi barnet ditt en harmonisk start med Montessori; Montessoriforlaget; Oversatt til norsk av Marie Lexow; ISBN

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