E04: Pedagogy of the Arts: A conversation with Fawaz Al-Matrouk

Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on November 15, 2021

Film director Fawaz Al-Matrouk joins us this week to discuss his recent work with Higher Ground in art education for middle and high school students—which includes film, acting, sculpture, drawing, and more. You can reach Fawaz on Twitter (@FawazAM), and you can check out his website here.

Click here to listen and subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or the Simplecast webplayer!

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.