Subscriptions in this category are provided by respected authors and material makers who support Montessori education.  While these materials often align with our standards of best Montessori practice, some portions and details may differ from the official CGMS training principles.

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This one-of-a-kind series gives childhood providers and parents direct access to a comprehensive care approach from renowned infant/child specialist, Beverly Kovach, certified in MACTE (0-3), Pikler® and Resources for Infant Educators (RIE®), pulling from the "best-of-the-best" in Early Childhood Education & Development, advancing theories of Dr. Maria Montessori, Dr. Emmi Pikler, Magda Gerber. The Montessori Library is proud to offer an extra 45 minutes of exclusive content that is not available on other platforms.
Price: $30/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Over 4 hours of video content
What People are Saying:
"I now look at each infant as an individual being, having his or her own mind, feelings and needs; and as the caregiver it is my job to observe, evaluate what I observed and respond to each child according to his needs." A.G., Montessori Guided, US.
Topics include:
  • The Prepared Environment
  • Principles of Sleep
  • The Tool of Observation
  • Feeding, Weaning, Diapering, Play
Notes:
View the introductory video at http://www.montessorilibrary.com/infants-sample-video
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Presented by Jan Katzen, AMI, CFP, CN, former Montessori educator and practicing pediatric nutritional therapist. This sampling of Jan’s work covers evidence based, best practices for feeding children in home and school environments. Nutritional education for teachers and parents is the cornerstone of this content to support focused, happy, and calm children - ready to learn.
Price: $20/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Nutrition for Learning workbook (210 pgs)
  • Brainy Breakfast e-book (20 pgs)
Topics include:
  • The relationship between learning and nutrition
  • The relationship between neural and physical development and nutrition
  • Meal mapping
  • Case studies
Notes:
“My passion is to carry on Dr. Montessori's sage nutritional advice found in Refection, the Child's Diet so we may become stewards of the child’s inner prepared environment.” ~ Miss Jan
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In this robust physical education bundle, creator Nicolas Lepine offers physical education lessons that integrate the Cosmic curriculum at the Elementary level. Lessons are appropriate for the classroom and homeschool environment.
Price: $30
Subscribers receive:
  • 230 pages of illustrated lesson bundles
Topics include:
  • Constellations
  • Life cycle of a star
  • The Five Great Lessons
  • Matter, antimatter
  • Adaptation
  • Experiences of the early humans
  • Geology
  • The Clock of Eras
  • The Big Bang
  • Human Body Experiments
  • Inventions and the scientific method
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In this free lesson plan by Jackie Grundberg of BackpackSciences.com, subscribers enjoy a 4th grade through middle school lesson about porosity, permeability, necessary conditions for formation of fossil fuels, formation of oil and natural gas and more, as well as instructions for a full demonstration. Additional, free presentation cards and support video are available for download as well with this subscription.
Price: $0.00
Subscribers receive:
  • 8-page, step by step lesson plan with instructions for lesson presentation and demonstration
  • Follow up activity suggestions
  • Inquiry-based question suggestions
  • Access to supplementary videos
Topics include:
  • Naming fossil fuels
  • Conditions for formation of fossil fuels
  • Reservoir rock vs. Source rock
  • The process of formation of fossil fuels
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In this Primary level Reading Bundle by Leanne Gray of The Prepared Environment, you’ll receive 7 original materials designed to help children further practice and refine their reading and writing skills. There’s something here for every child in your classroom, from the very youngest to children writing stories and beginning research. Leanne designed these materials while working in a public Montessori school to support those children who needed another fun approach to keep practicing the same reading skill. Each printable PDF comes with an introduction and direction page, printable original materials in color or b+W, and additional resources.
Price: $7/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Sound game cards
  • SPL Record cards
  • Handwriting masters
  • Phonetic Reading game
  • Puzzle Word bingo
  • Writing prompts
  • Research masters
Topics include:
  • Hearing, isolating, blending, and separating sounds in spoken words
  • Lists of common phonetic words and objects
  • Sandpaper letter record keeping
  • Handwriting and expressive writing practice
  • Early phonetic (c-v-c) reading
  • Puzzle or sight word recognition
  • Creative Writing
  • Reading for information and Report writing
Notes:
Find more guide resources from Leanne at www.thepreparedenvironment.com/schools
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Subscribers receive a variety of 3-part cards, matching cards and 1-10 counting materials that promote vocabulary in Spanish, French, Chinese and English.
Price: $5
Subscribers receive:
  • Full color pages of 3-part cards, matching and numeration materials
Topics include:
  • Household environment vocabulary
  • Animals
  • Insects
  • Vehicles
  • Common fruits
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Take a tour of Trinidad and Tobago as you gain insights into its history, learn about its cuisine, architecture and more. Visit Nylon Pool, the pool in the middle of the ocean; learn about the largest brain coral in the world and the many beautiful beaches and waterfalls. Learn about the influence of the French and Spanish cultures and its mark on architecture prominent in the Magnificent Seven buildings that are in Trinidad. See the first black woman to win the Miss Universe pageant and print out the nomenclature cards of the flag to add to your continent folders or part of your cultural lesson as you try one of the many recipes. Read a show and tell story about a long lost fruit that the writer discovered and its uses and healing properties. The full color, 180-page pack includes materials for every area of the classroom!
Price: $10
Subscribers receive:
  • Full color maps and photos to print
  • Descriptions of flora, fauna, architecture, cuisine and more
  • Recipes from the region
  • Printable coat of arms
  • Illustrated Timeline of region
  • Exploration of money
  • 3-part cards of the Trinidad and Tobago flag
Topics include:
  • Regional words and phrases
  • History of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Famous art and artists
  • Festivals and celebrations
  • Famous landmarks
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In this 10-page download presented by Cathie Perolman of CathiePerolman.com, subscribers receive a complete, full color set of the Parts of the Apple material that Early Childhood students use as the work with the Bruins Montessori puzzle or a real apple. The set also includes a black and white master copy to use for children's booklets as they use this material. Full instructions and recommendations are included as well.
Price: $2.50
Subscribers receive:
  • 10 pages of instructions, printable 3-part cards, master and recommendations.
Topics include:
  • Botany: Parts of the Apple
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In this 10-page download presented by Cathie Perolman of CathiePerolman.com, subscribers receive a complete, full color set of the 'Partes de la Manzana' material that Early Childhood students use as the work with the Bruins Montessori puzzle or a real apple while they practice new Spanish nomenclature. The set also includes a black and white master copy to use for children's booklets as they use this material. Full instructions and recommendations in Spanish are included as well.
Price: $2.50
Subscribers receive:
  • 10 pages of instructions in Spanish, printable 3-part Spanish nomenclature cards, master and recommendations.
Topics include:
  • Botany: Parts of the Apple
  • Spanish nomenclature
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In this 10-page download presented by Cathie Perolman of CathiePerolman.com, subscribers receive a complete, full color set of the Parts of the Apple material that Early Childhood students use as the work with the Bruins Montessori puzzle or a real apple while they practice new Mandarin nomenclature. The set also includes a black and white master copy to use for children's booklets as they use this material. Full instructions and recommendations in Mandarin are included as well.
Price: $2.50
Subscribers receive:
  • 10 pages of instructions in Mandarin, printable 3-part Mandarin nomenclature cards, master and recommendations.
Topics include:
  • Botany: Parts of the Apple
  • Mandarin nomenclature
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Owing to the current crisis, CGMS and the Montessori Foundation have partnered to provide these free videos. Taken from the IMC's new School Leadership certification course, these videos should be helpful to school heads and business directors.
Subscribers receive:
  • Hours of free videos
Topics include:
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Controls
  • Problems in Finance
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