Getting Our Hands on Learning!

Hands-on exploration and the use of manipulative, concrete materials continue to be important and integral aspects of the Upper Elementary Montessori environment, even as the children move towards and achieve a more abstract understanding of concepts.

Work that actively involves the hand ensures that the mind is fully engaged, and enables students to independently make discoveries and connections on their own terms.

Find out what the students of Upper Elementary West have been getting their hands on in the classroom!

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