Downloadable pdfs related to the Theory Album.  Please notify if a link is missing or not functioning correctly. The Student Handbook is the primary resource for information regarding the Theory Album and general Academic Requirements.


Theory Check Sheet

Glossary of Theory Terms (Word document)



(All other Theory TExts can be found in the MNW Bound Theory TExt Collection) 


Montessori Education - Historical Perspective

Four Planes of Development:

Sensitive Periods - Addendum

Development of Independence:

Introduction to Observation:

Harmonizing the Indoor and Outdoor Environment

Adult Work / Child Work

Introduction to The Montessori Presentation

Science in the Casa - Article by Laura Johnson

Positive Phrasing

The Collective Stage of the Group:

School Organization:

Inclusion in Montessori Communities:

Working with Parents:

Working with Assistants:

Observation - Lesson Planning - Record Keeping

Getting Started:



Concept Bibliography

Supplementary Bibliography