Global Education, The Montessori Philosophy

At School in the Hills, we believe in providing a holistic education that focuses on the development of the whole child. This includes nurturing their social and cultural understanding. To achieve this, we incorporate holidays into our curriculum, which creates opportunities for our students to learn about different cultures, traditions, and beliefs. By doing so, […]

The Benefits of Montessori Mixed-Aged Classrooms

Montessori education is well-known for its unique approach to age groupings within a classroom, referred to as the three-year cycle. At School in the Hills, we offer an authentic Montessori experience by following this approach with age-groupings including toddler, primary, lower elementary, and upper elementary. This innovative age grouping is a key aspect of the […]

Phonemic Awareness, reading the School in the Hills way

At School in the Hills, we take a comprehensive and individualized approach to teaching reading, recognizing that each child learns at their own pace and has unique strengths and needs. The beauty of Montessori lies in its thoughtful and systematic approach to fostering literacy skills, which encompasses various stages and materials to support children’s development. […]

The Four C’s of Montessori

Within Montessori, the Four C’s refer to four essential qualities nurtured and developed in children: Concentration, Coordination, Collaboration, and Creativity.

Why Practical Life?

If you have ever been in a Montessori classroom, you might be surprised to find the number of children cleaning, washing windows, and pouring different liquid forms.

Montessori, Building Self-Esteem. 

“Feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul.” – Maria Montessori The Montessori method is renowned for its ability to foster confidence in children by empowering children to develop a strong sense of self-assurance and belief in […]