E03: Industrial Literacy: A conversation with Jason Crawford
Matt Bateman interviews Jason Crawford (@jasoncrawford), founder of The Roots of Progress (@rootsofprogress), about industrial literacy and the pedagogy of progress.
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Dr. Matt Bateman
Dr. Matt Bateman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught and continued his research at Franklin and Marshall College in the Department of Psychology, on topics ranging from neuroscience to evolutionary theory to philosophy, before joining the LePort Schools as Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 2014.
In 2016, Dr. Matt Bateman became a founding member of Higher Ground Education. He is now Vice President of Pedagogy for Higher Ground and the Executive Director of Montessorium.
E04: Pedagogy of the Arts: A conversation with Fawaz Al-Matrouk
Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on November 15, 2021
E01: Learning from Literature: A conversation with Lindsay Journo
Matt Bateman interviews educator and pedagogue Lindsay Journo about the unique and enduring value of literature in education. Lindsay is a founding member of Higher Ground Education and is currently The Prepared Montessorian Institute's Director of Training & Executive Program Developer.
E02: Philosophy of High School Math: A conversation with Violeta Kristof, Rivkah Schack, Laura Mazer, Joseph Perlman, and Steven Gaudino
Get an insider's look into an internal Higher Ground Education pedagogy meeting about surfacing major issues and questions in high school math, recorded for your listening! Our speakers are Dr. Matt Bateman, Violeta Kristof, Rivkah Schack, Laura Mazer, Joseph Perlman, and Steven Gaudino.
We Need a New Philosophy of Progress
We live in an age that has lost its optimism. Polls show that people think the world is getting worse, not better. Children fear dying from environmental catastrophe before they reach old age. Technologists are as likely to be told that they are ruining society as that they are bettering it.
But it was not always so.