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Next Stop: Prague!

Posted by on 20 July 2017

Six years ago this month, our Building the Pink Tower (working title) team was early on our journey. We had just interviewed Steve Hughes at the Montessori Center of Minnesota, and we were putting together a trailer that would introduce potential supporters to the documentary film project we were developing.


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Documentary Film Update – AMS & IMC

Posted by on 14 April 2017

Building the Pink Tower at AMS Conference

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We are grateful for our experience at the American Montessori Society’s Annual Conference in late March 2017 in San Diego. Read More.

Building Together at the Montessori for Social Justice Conference

Posted by on 27 June 2016

I slipped into the back of the auditorium and immediately felt the energy in the room. The first day of the Montessori Social Justice conference was a training in anti-racism, anti-bias offered by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training and supported by AMS. It was afternoon, and usually a low energy time of day – after lunch, in a cool, dark auditorium on a summer day. I had stepped outside to take a phone call and a walk around the block in the warm sun. Read More.

Does education have a future?

Posted by on 20 May 2016
Does education have a future? That is the question that guides the film project that Jan Selby and I embarked on several years ago. Now we are in full swing, working to bring to life the beautiful stories we are discovering about what Montessori education has to offer our shared future.
We’ve come a long way since the first spark of inspiration to make a film that tells the story we have experienced through our own children. Read More.

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