Growing children need benevolence. They need an intelligible world, one full of affordances for action and understanding. They need other human beings…
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We at Montessorium partnered with Joe Connor of Agora, a new school choice financing startup, to run a small education conference over the weekend: The…
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“Happiness” is a tricky word. It is a common subject of philosophical confusion, which means that it is a common subject of confusion in education. It’s…
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Social media is a cesspool of anxious status games and polarizing misinformation. Perforce, we need to restrict its usage amongst teenagers and other…
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I spent most of last week in San Diego at ASU+GSV. The best part of the conference was getting face time with some of you, so thanks to those of you who…
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Winding down Covid protocols in our schools
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Day four of a week of highlights from the history of education
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Hi everyone, Back in February, I had the pleasure of joining Vaden Masrani and Ben Chugg on the Increments podcast. It was an incredible conversation…
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Hi everyone, One of our major initiatives at Montessorium is a project to better-understand the history of education. We offer a course on its history…
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This week we’re sharing 5 of the best pieces from the history of education initiative on Montessorium, one per day. Yesterday we looked at Jason Rheins…
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Montessori is several things: A soup-to-nuts method of early childhood education A philosophy of human development, one with potential application wider…
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Hi everyone, Two great pieces this week, one on project-based learning, the other on work-life balance. Against project-based learning I was musing on…
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