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The Podcast

Do You See? Is a podcast about our Mountain West Montessori school community; we are a public K-9 charter school located in South Jordan, Utah. This podcast exists to tell some stories about our students and school, help you get to know our staff, and explore topics relevant to education in general and Montessori education in particular. Enjoy!

Episode 1

Your Attitude Is Showing

Mar 06, 2019 Angie Johnson

In this episode Ms. Angie, Ms. Alisha, Ms. Melissa, and Ms. Rebecca talk about the benefits of positive thinking and gratitude. They stress the importance of having fun at work, which they certainl...

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Episode 2

Sorry Not Sorry

Mar 06, 2019 Angie Johnson

In this episode Ms. Angie, Ms. Alisha, and Ms. Melissa discuss conflict resolution and the four styles of communication, as well as the use of the peace table to increase students’ emotional intell...

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Episode 3

Possibilities

Mar 06, 2019 Angie Johnson

In this episode Ms. Angie, Ms. Alisha, and Ms. Katie discuss creativity and present some excellent evidence that Montessori-educated children are more creative than their traditionally-educated pee...

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Episode 4

I Already Knew That

Mar 06, 2019 Angie Johnson

In this pilot episode Ms. Angie, Ms. Alisha, and Ms. Melissa explore confirmation bias, in which humans fool themselves by giving more weight to evidence that confirms their existing ideas than to ...

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Episode 5

A Pulchritudinous Episode

Mar 19, 2019 Angie Johnson

In this episode, Ms. Angie, Ms. Alisha, and Ms. Becca lucidly discuss some recondite vocabulary words and ask: how do we learn new words and how do we foster a rich vocabulary in children? Ms. Angi...

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