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17.3. 2023

✉️Newsletter: Planning for the future, grant writing sprints and AMI Administrators Course!

Dear friends and colleagues around the world, hello from Prague! I will share something really funny about me. I am a big picture thinker. I am also a dreamer. I am a large-scale visionary. My mind often wanders in the future, planning, plotting and creating. When July is on the horizon, like it is today on March 17, I ask my husband...

17.3. 2023

🎙️Podcast, Ep.4: The Story of a Lifelong Montessori Service to Others with Sue Pritzker

Sue is an AMI 3-6 trained guide who early in her carrier became a school leader. She has served for more than 30 years to the community of Childpeace Montessori School in Portland Oregon as well as to the global Montessori community. She is an AMI trainer for school administrators, a trainer for the WSLI, she speaks,...

3.3. 2023

✉️Newsletter: It is OK to talk about money in Montessori.

Dear Montessori colleagues and friends around the world, hello! Today, I want to talk to you about money and Montessori. It has been a theme for me since the start of the war in Ukraine. As the sole owner of Montessori Institute Prague, when we are not doing well financially, I worry a lot. I worry about MIP not being...

1.3. 2023

🎙️Podcast, Ep.3: The Story of Jenny Hoglund and her work with adolescents and adolescent workers

Jenny Hoglund is an AMI 12-18 and 6-12 Trainer. When she does not travel all over the world directing AMI courses, she lives in Sweden. Jenny founded Varberg Montessori School which serves children from 15 months to 15 years of age. And she founded and runs The Montessori Centre for Work and Study Lara for...

17.2. 2023

✉️Newsletter: What do you think about my “52 books this year” challenge?

Message to the community from Mirka: Dear Montessori colleagues and friends around the world, hello! Has it ever happened to you that you wanted to do something for a long time, but you never got around to doing it? And then one day you made a decision, and suddenly things started happening like little miracles, confirming to you that your decision...

15.2. 2023

🎙️Podcast, Ep.2: The Story of Elina Rautasalo and what it is like to become an AMI Trainer

Elina Rautasalo is an AMI 3-6 Montessori Teacher Trainer. Currently living in Prague, Elina is a part of the Montessori Institute Prague training team. She also directs 3-6 Diploma Courses in other countries. Apart from her training work, Elina travels around the world as a speaker and a consultant. Enjoy the story of a young woman who moved from...

6.2. 2023

🎙️Podcast, Ep.1: The story of Anna Volokhova and her work for Montessori in Ukraine

Anna Volokhova and her story of Montessori in Ukraine Kyiv resident, ambulance doctor, activist, volunteer of the Red Cross Rapid Response Unit during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, coordinator of the medical support of hospitals in the east during 2022, Anna is a real life hero. She is a Montessori еducator for ages 0-3 and 3-6...

2.2. 2023

✉️Newsletter: 5 Tips From Mirka: Allow Yourself to Start Dreaming About Your Montessori Dream

Dear Montessori colleagues and friends around the world, hello! No matter the cold weather, helping you Make Your Montessori Dream Projects Come True continues to be The Theme of my work these days. And the honest truth is that it is also the theme of my nights because I am so excited I can hardly sleep. And when I sleep,...

17.1. 2023

✉️Newsletter: Courage, Bilingual Montessori & Difference between Orientation and Assistant Courses

Dear Montessori colleagues and friends around the world, hello! Today I am writing to you from my most favorite spa. I decided to leave my family and the Institute for one full week!, to rest and restore my energy. I have had health issues due to all kinds of stress and I am committed to taking good care of myself in 2023, so...

12.1. 2023

✉️Newsletter: Human connection & Erasmus grant

Dear colleagues and friends,  I want to thank you for all the emails you sent me in response to my last new year message. It is humbling to read your words of appreciation, admiration and encouragement ❤️.  What warms my heart most of all is that many of you feel our story encourages you. And even though...