This incredible event is hosted by Latvian Montessori Association and Latvian Montessori Fund with the co host - The Estonian Montessori Association. You will have 2 incredibly inspiring days with AMI Montessori professionals, who are willing to share their knowledge with you. Don't miss this opportunity to know more about education that transforms lives.

When: 18-19th of May

Where: Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, Riga, Kuģu Street 24


Saturday, 18.05. (Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel – Riga, Kuģu street 24)

 08:30 - 09:30 Registration

 09:30 - 10:00 Opening

 10:00 - 11:30 Simone Davies «How to talk so toddlers will listen» – nurturing
cooperation, setting limits and giving feedback (instead of praise). (ENG*) 

 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch

 12:30 - 14:00 Simone Davies «10 ways to deepen our practice in the infant
community» - questions that come up during our work in the classroom, for  example, when we should step in to help a child, how we can use our environment to help us, and more. (ENG*) 

 14:00 - 14:30 Coffee break

 14:30 - 16:00 Nadezda Stolbova «Developing an innate capacity for
independent learning in Casa dei Bambini (3-6)» (ENG*) 

 16:00 - 16:15 Break

16:15 - 17:45 Nadezda Stolbova «Creating limits and structure around children’s independence in Casa dei Bambini (3-6)» (ENG*) 

Sunday, 19.05. (Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel – Riga, Kuģu street 24)

 09:30 - 11:00 Carla Foster «Child and Time» - development of an understanding
of time in children. (ENG*) 

 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

 11:30 - 13:00 Carla Foster «Meaningful work in the classroom» - how to
establish meaningful work in the elementary classroom, how to help create the  culture of work. (ENG*) 

 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

 14:00 - 15:30 Parallel workshops:

 Workshop 1 – Kristīne Bambāne Sadovska, Madara Šaicāne and Sandra Āzena
(teachers of Montessori elementary school «Pētnieki») – «Possibilities for  integration of learning areas in Montessori elementary school" – practical experience of «Pētnieki» teachers integrating learning areas, teachers cooperation during process of study content building.(LV*) 

 Workshop 2 – Zane Baltgaile (head of LMA, founder and director of primary
school «Pērļu māja») - "School 2030" un Maria Montessori pedagogy." (LV*) 

 Workshop 3 – Viktorija Maļika (founder of primary school «Rīgele») –
“Attachment and separation for 0 to 3 years old children.” (RUS*) 

 Workshop 4 – Gita Ulena, Daina Zandberga ( director and teacher of Striķu
elementary school) – “Implementation of Maria Montessori method and its basic  principles in a forest school” - ideas for work with preschool children outdoors during spring and autumn periods, practical experience and learnings of Striķu elementary school. (LV*) 

 15:30 - 16:00 Closing

 *ENG – lecture in English language, translation into Latvian is available.

 *LV – workshop in Latvian language.

 *RUS – workshop in Russian language.

 For your convenience at the Radisson Blue Daugava Hotel there will be
available parking for 1 eur/h or 5 eur/day. 

Lunch for a separete fee will be available at Radisson Blue Daugava Hotel Restaurant or Bar. 

We are pleased to announce that on the first day of the conference you will be
able to purchase the latest Montessori books in Latvian and English, as well as 

various study materials and games.

Registration at: