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Our New Blog - Montessori Musings Our New Blog - Montessori Musings

Curious about the Montessori method? Want to take a peek inside the Cottonwood community? Visit our blog, Montessori Musings.

Finding the Right School for Your Child Finding the Right School for Your Child

How do you know if Cottonwood School is right for you? Check out our video to learn more.

Why should I choose an Independent School for my child?

The Council for American Private Education (CAPE) has helpful resources that communicate the benefits of private education.

View a 4-minute video on the benefits.

See the CAPE website for more data on the benefits of independent education.

Books on Montessori Topics

Eissler, Trevor.  Montessori Madness: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education.  Sevenoff, LLC, 2009.

Hainstock, Elizabeth G.  Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Preschool Years. Rev. ed. New York: Plume, 1997.

Lillard, Angeline Stoll.  Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius. USA: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Lillard, Paula Polk.  Montessori: A Modern Approach. Rev. ed. New York: Schocken Books. 1988.

Montessori, Maria.  The Absorbent Mind. 1949.

Montessori, Maria.  To Educate the Human Potential. 1948.

Montessori, Maria.  The Secret of Childhood: A Book for All Parents and Teachers. 1936.

Seldin, Tim. How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way. 2006.

Standing, E.M.  Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work. Rev. ed., with introduction by Lee Havis. New York: Dutton-Plume,  1998.

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