Community Conversation

with Madlena Ulrich

How to do Montessori in the Time of Corona?

Are you returning to your primary or elementary classroom these days?

How to maintain the basic principles of Montessori pedagogy while at the same time following the guidelines for infection prevention?

How to keep doing our work according to the principles of Montessori pedagogy, both in regard to the children and to their parents?

Madlena Ulrich, AMI Director of Training, lecturer in Further Education in Montessori Pedagogy at the University of South-Eastern Norway.

Madlena Ulrich spent her childhood in Germany and attended a Montessori Elementary school there. She moved to Norway as an adolescent and later obtained a Bachelor’s degree as a preschool teacher at the University College of Vestfold, Norway. She took her original AMI 3-6 training at Mount St. Mary’s Montessori College in Dublin, Ireland. Since 1995 she has worked in the classroom and has been involved in the development of Montessori in Norway by giving lectures and serving as Vice President on the board for the national association NMF. In 2008 she started on her Training of Trainer’s, spending two years with Molly O’Shaughnessy in Minnesota and a summer course with Ulla Wikefeldt in Sweden. She is now an AMI Director of Training and is currently working with students in Norway, Romania and is part of the AMI faculty in China.

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How to do Montessori in the time of corona?

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