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5. Dr. Punum Bhatia of Montessori Casa International, Denver

Absorbent Minds

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Episode  ·  9 Plays  ·  58:40  ·  Sep 30, 2020


In this episode, Joanne Shango speaks with Dr. Punum Bhatia about going back to the basics while maintaining quality Montessori education.Inspired by Dr. Maria Montessori’s philosophy, Punum Bhatia, PhD has dedicated her life to Montessori education as a parent, teacher, and teacher educator for over thirty years. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature; earned Masters’ degrees in English Literature and Education from the University of Calcutta; and completed a certificate diploma in Montessori Pedagogy. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Colorado Denver in 2012 for her work on the Self-Efficacy of Montessori teachers. In her efforts to understand children and the environments necessary for them to grow and flourish, Punum focuses on Maria Montessori’s original philosophy and techniques. After teaching the Montessori method to cohorts all around the world, she is the proud owner of her very own bilingual preschool, Montessori Casa International in Denver, Colorado.Webinar Resources: https://theglobalmontessorinetwork.org/webinarspost/back-to-basics-quality-montessori/

58m 40s  ·  Sep 30, 2020

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