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Parenting Resources


OMNI:INSIGHTS is a series of programs and events designed to support parents at Omni Montessori School. Topics include Montessori principles and practices and child development. These events provide Omni parents with opportunities to share their experiences with other parents at the school. View the 2019-2020 schedule. 


Omni Montessori School is pleased to offer free classes for Charlotte parents and children ages 16 months to 3 years. These classes offer fun toddler and parent-focused learning and exploration. Join other parents and children to play, observe, and explore the child's natural learning cycle. For more information or to register, please click here.

Internet Resources

Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Association Montessori International of the United States (AMI/USA)
The International Montessori Index
Montessori Education

Research Collections

Montessori Public
Journal of Montessori Research
Association Montessori Internationale
American Montessori Society

Books About Montessori Education

Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful, Donna Bryant Goertz
Montessori Madness, Trevor Eissler
Montessori: A Modern Approach, Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori Today, Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, Angeline Stoll Lillard
Transforming Education for Peace, Jing Lin

Past book groups for Omni Parents

The Good News About Bad Behavior, Katherine Reynolds Lewis
The Growth Mindset: A Guide to Professional/Personal Growth, Joshua Moore
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv
Positive Discipline, Jane Nelsen

selected Books by Maria Montessori

Basic Ideas of Montessori Educational Theory
Discovery of the Child
Education and Peace
Secret of Childhood
The Absorbent Mind
The Advanced Montessori Method I
The Advanced Montessori Method II
The Child in the Family
The Formation of Man
To Educate the Human Potential