Progress Studies and Montessori: Jason Crawford and Matt Bateman
Matt Bateman joins Jason Crawford, creator of Progress Studies for Young Scholars and founder of The Roots of Progress, to discuss Montessori education and its relation to the emerging field of progress studies.
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
Dr. Matt Bateman interviews Jason Crawford (@jasoncrawford), founder of the non-profit organization The Roots of Progress (@rootsofprogress), about industrial literacy and the pedagogy of progress.
A Golden Age for Investigating Progress
The need to educate around human achievement is timeless. But we are fortunate to be the beneficiaries of an emerging pursuit, Progress Studies, whereby the history and nature of material progress are looked at afresh.
Montessori at the World's Fair
Montessori's glass classroom at the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition: the story, and its significance for progress in education.
Connectedness Through Material Progress
From clothing to food, from automobiles to the roof over our heads; the parts that cover our essential needs have been produced by people all over the globe, often not speaking our language, not accustomed to our particular culture. Yet, we are tied together in a growing net of interconnectedness.