71 episodes

A Montessori podcast for parents and teachers about raising children and educating students while bettering ourselves alongside them

Montessori Education with Jesse McCarthy Jesse McCarthy

    • Kids & Family

A Montessori podcast for parents and teachers about raising children and educating students while bettering ourselves alongside them

    The Montessori Giant

    The Montessori Giant

    Have you felt this kind of humiliation?
    A short story about giants, by Maria Montessori, with related guidance for parents and teachers on how to better prepare children's surroundings for independence, not dependence

    • 22 min
    Messy Montessori

    Messy Montessori

    A mom & dad team, Amanda and Nathan Davis, share how according to them they “half ass” Montessori at home :-)
    Episode page at https://www.montessorieducation.com/podcast/messy-montessori

    • 47 min
    Put your child to work

    Put your child to work

    Society today is filled with fake kitchens and fake tools for children at home, and with meaningless busywork and bubble tests for students in school.
    It's time for a shift in our values.

    • 35 min
    How to Raise Successful People with Esther Wojcicki

    How to Raise Successful People with Esther Wojcicki

    "I had this goal: I wanted my kids to be independent." Esther Wojcicki
    Meet Esther, the star teacher known as "Woj" to her loving students in Palo Alto and the mom of three very successful children: Susan, CEO of YouTube; Anne, Cofounder/CEO of 23andMe; and Janet, an anthropologist and associate professor of pediatrics.
    Esther is also a big fan of Montessori.
    The Montessori Education Podcast with Jesse McCarthy | https://www.montessorieducation.com/podcast/how-to-raise-successful-people-with-esther-wojcicki

    • 51 min
    Who said it?

    Who said it?

    Some very famous people went to Montessori school as children, and they actually talk pretty highly about its impact on their lives.
    I wanted to share a few of these individuals with you but thought I’d do it in a different way, by playing a little game, if you’re up for it...
    Episode page: https://www.montessorieducation.com/podcast/who-said-it

    • 19 min
    Music in Montessori with Sanford Jones

    Music in Montessori with Sanford Jones

    The talented, sweet-hearted Mr. Sanford Jones discusses all things music and Montessori — from his 50+ years in education — while also playing songs on the piano live for us all.
    If you’re a parent or a Montessori teacher who loves music or who is even just curious about it in children’s (and our own) lives, you won’t want to miss this discussion.
    See episode page for notes and photos: https://www.montessorieducation.com/podcast/music-in-montessori

    • 48 min

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