E07: Higher Ground Education Q&A: A conversation with Matt Bateman, Ray Girn, and Joel Mendes
Higher Ground Education is dedicated to mainstreaming and modernizing Montessori education, and is the parent company of the Academy of Thought and Industry, Guidepost Montessori, Montessorium, and The Prepared Montessorian.
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.
E08: Education in the 19th Century: A conversation with Kerry Ellard
Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on December 13, 2021
E04: Pedagogy of the Arts: A conversation with Fawaz Al-Matrouk
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.
E05: The Good Life for Adults: A conversation with Anna Gat
Dr. Matt Bateman discusses lifelong learning and communities of curiosity with Interintellect founder Anna Gát.
E06: Ecological Psychology and Education: A conversation with Dr. Laura Shaw and Dr. Andrew D. Wilson
Dr. Andrew D. Wilson and Dr. Laura Flores Shaw join Dr. Matt Bateman to discuss ecological psychology as a framework for education.