Returning to school after the lockdown may have added a new level of parent anxiety to those first few weeks. However, we cannot lay the full blame at the feet of COVID-19. The fact is that parent supervision has drastically … Continue reading The Value of Minor Risks — By Bart Theriot
It is April 2021, but I started tinkering with this post back in late 2019 and I’ve never been able to finish it. In the months that have passed I’ve found myself picking it back up again each time another … Continue reading “That’s Just How I Was Raised” – By Bart Theriot
Growing up in the commercial generation, so many of those old television interruptions have been forever etched into my brain. One that seems to continually resurface is the old Dennorex Dandruff Shampoo commercial. There’s a guy standing in a shiny … Continue reading How Do We Know It Works? — By Bart Theriot
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
It is often said that what is past is prologue. William Shakespeare coined the phrase. In challenging times it is important to keep an eye on the horizon, but there is often great value to be found in our history. … Continue reading MAB Celebrates 20 Years — (Written June 30, 2020) By Bart Theriot
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.