Adolescent Seminar Prague

Including Parallel Programs for Beginners and Advanced
and networking and sharing of experience.


Jenny Hoglund and  Patricia Pantano


Montessori theory and methodology for working with adolescents (12-18 years)
will be the focus of this workshop. 

Lecture topics focus on the developmental needs of the adolescent and the components of an adolescent program, including the prepared environment, the role of the adult, and the plan of work and study.

Program will cover needs of newcomers and also participants of the workshop from last year.

Networking and sharing of experience between participants
will be included in the program.


October 29 - November 1, 2020

9am - 5pm


350 Eur
9 000 Kč


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Jenny Marie Höglund is an AMI trainer for 6-12. She is AMI 3- 6 and 6-12 trained. In 1995 Jenny she founded a Montessori school in Swedish Sätile  Montessoriskolan Lära för livet, for children 1 - 16 years old.

Jenny has been a Montessori guide for more than 24 years. Her school and farm is the only location in Europe where you can train in the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER - Patricia Pantano

Patricia Pantano is the Education Director at Camino de Paz, her own Erdkinder Prepared Environment in New Mexico, she has AMI training on the Primary and Elementary levels and a BA in Sociology from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. She studied and taught in Tokyo, Japan, for 2 years before teaching Montessori pre-school in 1975. She spent another 12 years at the elementary level in both public and private schools.

She was Middle School Coordinator and teacher at the St. Alcuin Montessori School in Dallas from 1986 -1998 and has worked with adolescents ever since. She believes strongly in the power of linking the adolescent to the real world. She is a member of NAMTA and AMI, a former board member of AMI-EAA and the Labyrinth Resource Group in Santa Fe. She plays marimba, piano and guitar, loves to sing, be outdoors and work with her hands.



Program will be tailored to the needs of the group. Once we have a full list of participants, we will run a short survey and finalise the offer. There will be two groups of newcomers and advanced, and time for sharing will be arranged for both within those groups and across experience. 

Thursday October 29, 2020 

08.30 – 10.00: Montessori’s View on Development

10.00 – 10.30: Break

11.00 – 12.30: Importance of the Prepared Environment and the Prepared Adult

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 15.00: The Contributions of the First Two Planes of Development 

15.00 – 15.30: Break

15.30 – 17.00: Characteristics and Needs of Adolescents Differences 

Friday October 30, 2020

08.30 – 10.00: Prepared Environment for the Third Plane 

10.00 – 10.30: Break

11.00 – 12.30: Residential Life 

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 15.00: Work as a Means for Development

15.00 – 15.30: Break

15.30 – 17.00: Work of the Hands

Saturday October 31, 2020

08.30 – 10.00: How to Frame Work and Study

10.00 – 10.30: Break

11.00 – 12.30: Work of Many Hands 

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 15.00: Work as Production and Exchange

15.00 – 15.30: Break

15.30 – 17.00: Case Study    

Sunday November 1, 2020

08.30 – 10.00: Role of Adults Role of the Seminar 

10.00 – 10.30: Break

11.00 – 12.30: Importance of Self-Expression 

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 15.00: Case Study 

15.00 – 15.30: Break

15.30 – 17.00: Outcomes – The Contribution of the Third Plane and Q and A

Accommodation at the Venue

Montessori School Mozaika

Myšlínská 30, 25164 Mnichovice

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Mnichovice Myšlín, Czech Republic

Montessori Mozaika Adolescent Boarding Program

Accommodation will be available at the school and also in the nearby pension. For more information contact