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.
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.
E03: Industrial Literacy: A conversation with Jason Crawford
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.
- Core Philosophy
Place-Value as Soulcraft in Montessori
When children learn column addition and multiplication, they understand why it works, because they understand—because it’s been part of their physical environment and activity since they were 2—what place value is.
Why does any of this matter? It adds up.