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Peer Review

NCSU Libraries, 2014

Find peer reviewed journal articles

These peer reviewed publications of the American Montessori Society are available online in full-text:

Search for more articles in these databases:

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Not every database will appear in your search results. Be sure to check out our standalone databases too.

Browse books

Browse the top floor bookshelves for Montessori's writing in these call # sections: 

  • BF721 Developmental psychology 
  • HQ772 Children. Child development
  • LB775 Systems of individual educators and writers
  • LB1029 Teaching (principles and practice)

Synthesis Matrix

Using a synthesis matrix is a great way to organize your research as you synthesize sources for your literature review. Download an Excel spreadsheet template and example PDF below.

APA Citation Style (American Psychological Association)