From Portugal, living in Sweden since 1996. Teaching since then: nursery school, primary school. Montessori teacher. Taking Swedish teaching qualifications, completed June 2011. I have been developing personalized learning strategies based on the Montessori classroom set-up. Working towards intrinsic motivation and integration of students with special needs. Presented a lecture on my work at the Nordic Network Conference in Stockholm, 2008. Research on alternative ways of teaching. also using the outdoor environment.