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An Interview with Frans and Ida

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Ida observing some Montessori Racks and Tubes math work.

Frans Van Leeuwen, from Holland, and Ida Arnesen,  from Norway,  are visiting Dundas Valley Montessori School for two weeks as part of their training at the Fondazione Centro Internazionale Studi Montessoriani (International Centre for Montessori Studies Foundation) in Bergamo, Italy. They are observing in our Elementary program.

They were kind enough to sit down and answer a few questions about their training, Montessori, and how they came to observe in Canada

Note: in the transcription of their interview I tried to retain a degree of their accents so you hopefully hear their individual voices in text (so if you find any typos, I’m going to say I meant to do that).

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