At MAB we’ve always valued our time outdoors. We know that the organic, child-led lessons learned in nature run the full gamut of social and academic subjects in addition to physical and executive functioning skills. Being in nature is also … Continue reading Nature’s Lessons Are The Best Lessons – By Bart Theriot
It has been two months since we returned to our classrooms. We knew this wouldn’t be easy and there are likely more challenges ahead, but we are proud to have taken a measured step forward at a time when other … Continue reading Two Months in, MAB Teachers are Finding Their Way
It’s one thing to be able to choose when and how to reinvent yourself when you’re ready. It’s another thing entirely to be forced into a drastic life change without warning. This is the future that awaits our children. What … Continue reading MAB Coffee Break: Episode 5 Reinventing Yourself
We all do it, and now that we’re home with our children all day, we’re doing it more. Saying the same thing over…and over. It seems as if sometimes they don’t hear us at all -because they don’t. Eventually, they’ll … Continue reading PODCAST MAB COFFEE BREAK: EPISODE 4 ENGAGEMENT FIRST. QUESTIONS LATER
There’s the mistake itself and what comes after it. Here’s how to ensure you and your child get the most out of it all.
Indirect learning may be one of the most valuable additions to your ever-growing bag of teacher’s tricks. But don’t take my word for it. Just as Mr. Miyagi.
MAB Coffee Break Podcast. Your source for parenting, education and all things Montessori. Not to mention a little humor, silliness and levity to get you through this challenging time.
Lately, humanity seems to be on display across an ever widening spectrum from life-affirming to horrifying. Unfortunately, most of the stuff that makes the headlines is terribly depressing. It makes me think of the world and the future my children … Continue reading Let’s Make Better Humans — By Bart Theriot
If you’re a parent, no matter how old your child is, chances are you’ve imagined an older version. The younger the child, the more varied the possibilities. Regardless of all the variables, most of us imagine a more independent and … Continue reading Balancing Control — By Bart Theriot
Today we’re talking about Montessori math. In each classroom the range of work is broad and versatile to accommodate different ages, learning styles and abilities. There is so much to unpack in Montessori math that a full discussion would be … Continue reading Math – A View From Above — By Bart Theriot