“Wholesome and Well-rounded Education” – the HHMS Elementary Program

Whole View

True, holistic Montessori comes from the advanced preparation of the environment. In order for a child to gain the most from the didactic materials, they must be carefully prepared for the child’s independence and mastery. This is true for any level of Montessori Education, from Infant to Renaissance. At Hatch House Montessori School, our Elementary … Read More

Montessori emphasizes learning

Work in progress

Montessori emphasizes learning through all five senses, not just through listening, watching, or reading. Children in Montessori classes learn at their own, individual pace and according to their own choice of activities from hundreds of possibilities. Montessori education is a philosophy through which everything relevant to the life of the child, during their particular stage … Read More

Guided by her discovery


Montessori education was founded in 1907 by Dr. Maria Montessori, the first woman in Italy to become a physician. She based her educational methods on scientific observation of children’s learning processes. Guided by her discovery that children teach themselves, Dr. Montessori designed a “prepared environment” in which children could freely choose from a number of … Read More