Philosophy of Education: A Montessorium Podcast
Each week, Dr. Matt Bateman jumps online to host live conversations with today's most interesting minds in education. These events are open to the public, so please follow @mbateman on Twitter to be notified when we go live!
E11: Education in Antiquity Pt. 2: A conversation with Dr. Jason Rheins
Dr. Jason Rheins, historian and philosopher, joins us to discuss ancient Greek education during the Socratic Era. Listen to learn about the ancient Greek approach to mathematics, moral edification's role in ancient education, and more.
Dr. Rheins is a Montessorium Senior Research Fellow; you can find more of his work in our History of Education initiative.
E10: Becoming a Montessori Educator: A conversation with Louise Livingston
Louise Livingston (@LouLiv1), an AMI Montessori Trainer at the Maria Montessori Institute joins Ray Girn (@raygirn) and Matt Bateman (@mbateman) for a discussion about the distinct virtues and mindsets required to become a Montessori educator.
What is the role of the Montessori educator? How is it different from how we might conceive of a teacher and other approaches? What is technology's role in these questions?
E09: Doing Real Things: Opportunities in High School: A conversation with Staci Hill and Dr. Laura Mazer
Staci Hill and Dr. Laura Mazer join Matt Bateman to discuss the value of adolescents "doing something real" during their middle and high school years.
Special Episode: Rethinking DEI in Schools: Systemic vs. Personalized Approaches
In this special episode, Montessorium’s pedagogy and identity team shares their radical approach to DEI, one that centers around respect for individual agency and emphasizes direct, individualized interventions grounded in deep personal relationships.
E08: Education in the 19th Century: A conversation with Kerry Ellard
Montessorium Senior Research Fellow Kerry Ellard joins Matt Bateman to discuss education in the 19th century. Kerry Ellard 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.
E06: Ecological Psychology and Education: A conversation with Dr. Laura Shaw and Dr. Andrew D. Wilson
Dr. Andrew D. Wilson (@PsychScientists) and Dr. Laura Flores Shaw (@lflorshaw) join Dr. Matt Bateman to discuss ecological psychology as a framework for education.
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 (@TheAnnaGat on Twitter). Learn more about Interintellect at https://interintellect.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.