Most of us are familiar with the idea of a standard upward sloping learning curve. As time progresses, growth increases toward a relative plateau. As parents, in height, weight, math, reading, or anything else that can be tracked, we assume that … Continue reading Non-linear Education — By Bart Theriot
Why Montessori? There’s so much to love. Here are 10 quick things we love abount this unique method of educating children.
Allowing our children the freedom to take small risks and the opportunity to learn from them.
Our values, what we think and know all come from our own unique ecosystems. Can we change our minds when we are wrong?
Building better humans is what we do, but knowing it is being done the right way is not as simple as writing a report card.
Dispelling the “Lord of the Flies” myth. When given unstructured time in the woods, our students not only learn, they care for each other, too.
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