Innovative Schools, Innovative Minds: Where Technology Meets Montessori Pedagogy

Higher Ground Education Vice President of Pedagogy Matt Bateman, Chez Panisse & the Edible Schoolyard Project Chef, Author & Activist Alice Waters, Letty Rising LLC Montessori Innovator, Consultant, Trainer Letty Rising, Endeavor Schools National Director of Montessori Education & Director of Training (MITEE) Jana Morgan Herman, The Wildflower Foundation Chief Executive Officer Matthew Kramer, and National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector Director of Research and Professional Learning Katie Brown at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit.

With renowned chef, author, and activist, Alice Waters, this session will bring together leaders in the Montessori education community. This dynamic group will discuss how Montessori education has evolved in response to the changing needs of modern society. The panelists will explore the benefits of Montessori education, including its focus on individualized learning and its emphasis on creativity, independence, and critical thinking skills. Through this discussion, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the impact that Montessori education can have on the development of children and the future of education. With the participation of Alice Waters, the panel will also delve into the connection between Montessori education and sustainability, showing how the Montessori philosophy aligns with the need to build a more sustainable future.