E08: Education in the 19th Century: A conversation with Kerry Ellard

Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on December 13, 2021

Montessorium Senior Research Fellow Kerry Ellard joins Matt Bateman to discuss American and European education in the 19th century.

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Kerry Ellard is a historian, and writes pieces for the Montessorium History of Education Initiative, focusing on education in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Kerry regularly publishes on her blog, and you can find her on Twitter, @kerry62189.

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.