There are a great deal of Montessori videos available.  The ones shown below reflect the Montessori materials, classroom,  and philosophy.

“Good at Doing Things” from Steve Hughes on Vimeo.

Dr. Steve Hughes presentes “Good at Doing Things: Montessori Education and Higher Order Cognitive Functions” on January 26, 2010.

Executive function is the mind’s ability to control and organize mental tasks.  These include the ability to concentrate, hold thoughts in working memory and plan.  These skills have been shown to be a greater indicator of success than academic ability.

Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky

Ted Talks – Don’t eat the Marshmallow!