It’s common to recognize that young children are highly perceptive and unusually sensitive to their surroundings. Montessori agreed, and took this a step further: she believed that children take their early experiences and use them to build the very foundations of their minds. If the child finds herself in a world of beauty and order,… Read more »
With this new version of the website, we really wanted to focus on telling the stories of our amazing ventures and the incredible team that is assembled together to change education in our lifetime. To get us started, we discovered a remarkable video of Maria Montessori. For many of us, it was the first time… Read more »
Raising Children of the World An Education for Students Ages 2 to 11 Today’s world is flush with global opportunities. It is a playground of innovation, culture, and connection for those with the right skills and mindset. The person who can focus, self-regulate, and problem-solve—that has the foundation to understand herself and to recognize and… Read more »
Find a way or make one. -Hannibal Transformative change in education demands vision, but it demands much more than just vision. It demands also exceptional execution: the discipline to direct unbounded creativity towards the most minute implementation challenges, the all-consuming focus on practical details, and the endurance to engage in constant, unremitting, outcomes-driven iteration. Transformative change in… Read more »
We sit down with Matt Bateman, the Vice President of Content at Higher Ground Education, to discuss the state of modern education and the role he hopes Montessori principles will play in reshaping it.
We sit down with Michael Strong, the Founder and Head of the Academy of Thought and Industry, to discuss the state of modern education and the role he hopes Montessori principles will play in reshaping it.
Our Mission & Vision Around the world, across decades, enterprising Montessorians have built thousands of schools and educated countless children—often in the face of immense and varying challenges, fueled by nothing but the conviction that something better is better for children. Higher Ground International seeks to help bring together and empower the international Montessori community,… Read more »
Ray Girn, Founder and CEO of Higher Ground Education (HGE), recently sat down with the Prepared Montessorian China team to share his thoughts on HGE’s sweeping vision. The Prepared Montessorian, the professional development arm of Higher Ground Education, will be conducting a set of workshops for teachers this summer across multiple cities in China. This… Read more »
Higher Ground Education was founded by a small team of impassioned educators and business leaders — skilled operators who had spent their early careers creating and scaling one of the most high-quality, high-fidelity Montessori school networks in the world. For many years the team devoted itself to developing, testing, refining, and putting into practice the… Read more »
We want to make a Montessori education accessible to children and families, no matter where they are. By creating best-in-class education opportunities both online and in every global community, we enable children to realize their human potential as knowledge-guided, value-oriented, efficacious beings, so that they may experience joy in the process of growing into successful… Read more »