Hi everyone and welcome to another episode of The Montessori Notebook podcast. Today I’m talking with Hannah Baynham from Collaborative Montessori about some of the big picture principles in Montessori. Hannah is a teacher educator who is passionate about issues of social justice, sustainability and the spiritual preparation of the guide. Having worked in schools around the world, she has a unique view of the importance of Cosmic Education in our early years environments. Don’t know what … [Read more...] about S2 E10 What is cosmic education with Hannah Baynham
This episode about Marvin Reyes and sustainability – Such a fun conversation today with Marvin of Vincerola nurseries & preschools in Cologne, Germany. We were planning to interview some of the children but with 4 and 5 year olds whose native language isn’t English, well, you’ll have to listen to hear how that went. Keeping it real. Then I got to ask Marvin all about their sustainability projects in their Montessori school. We talked about building bee hotels, nature visits and how they … [Read more...] about S2 E4 Marvin Reyes and sustainability at their Montessori school
For Montessori to be accepted as not just an alternative method to education, it’s so important that more and more research is coming out for us to scientifically understand the Montessori method that has been in use for more than 100 years. So does Montessori work? I am no scientist myself but I have compiled a list for you of the places you can find studies about the Montessori approach for you to dive into. Read on… And for those looking for a quick answer to the commonly asked “Does … [Read more...] about What is the research into Montessori? And does Montessori work?