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The Formation of Language

Podcasts

In Episode 3: The Formation of Language, Bobby George and Charlotte Wood record a podcast to discuss their own reflections on the development of language with young children, especially within the context of the Montessori environment.

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Conversation on Toddlers

Podcasts

Bobby George and Jamie Bauer sit down to have a conversation on toddlers. They talk, more specifically, about what the toddler classroom looks like, how it works, and why it is so special. They also touch upon how to prepare children to transition to the primary classroom, and why we, as a society, still have so […]

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Conversation on Montessori

Podcasts

It’s often hard to get to where conversations naturally lead, but we thought we would give it a try, with our first podcast at Baan Dek. Bobby George and Charlotte Wood sat down to chat about the role Montessori plays in education. The starting point was a quote from Jean-Marie Guyau: “Through seeing others smile, […]

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Podcast with Arakawa and Gins

Podcasts

In advance of the podcast, we had formulated the direction of our conversation thus. Q: Maria Montessori proposes, in The Secret of Childhood, that the ‘creative urge of life’ is, essentially, love. She has a peculiar phrase for this particular articulation: she names it an “intelligence of love”. Later, in The Absorbent Mind, Montessori posits […]

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