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
MAB Coffee Break: Episode 5 Reinventing Yourself
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
MAB Celebrates 20 Years — (Written June 30, 2020) By Bart Theriot
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
PODCAST MAB COFFEE BREAK: EPISODE 4 ENGAGEMENT FIRST. QUESTIONS LATER
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
PODCAST MAB COFFEE BREAK: EPISODE 3 YOUR BEST TEACHER IS YOUR LAST MISTAKE
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.
PODCAST MAB Coffee Break: EPISODE 2 Indirect Learning – Make Your Miyagi Moment
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.
Podcast MAB Coffee Break: EPISODE 1 Building Partnership
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.
Let’s Make Better Humans — By Bart Theriot
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
Balancing Control — 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
Math – A View From Above — 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