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From Casa to Elementary

20 March 2020 - 22 March 2020


The seminar will help you understand how the child characteristics and needs change from Casa to Elementary, how to prepare the environment and nurture the growing skills and responsibilities, how to support basic numeracy and literacy for the reasoning mind of the elementary child, how to help the child integrate hand, mind and spirit, and unlock his creative potential. 

We are going to look at the necessary developments which need to take place In order for school to be fun for a new elementary child. The seminar will equip you with a few of the basic tools you need to know to support the development of the child in the early elementary years. 

Also, the seminar will help you to deepen your knowledge about the key lessons, materials presentations and practice. Further, you will understand how to support the child’s emotional, cognitive and academic development at home and get tips for family and social life.

Find out more about the program of the seminar and register.

The seminar will be very useful to:

  • elementary teachers in traditional education enriching their understanding about the child’s needs and approach for supporting his characteristics,
  • 3-6 Montessori teachers who need to learn how to work with their oldest children,
  • parents who wants to understand better the needs of their child and how to aid his development and support him for a joyful start in the elementary program.

Participants are not required to have previous Montessori training. 

Seminar directress

Anna-Mariya Yotsova, AMI Montessori guide 3-6 and 6-12

Anna-Maria is an AMI Montessori guide 3-6 and 6-12 with an extensive international experience. She works daily with elementary children, parents and teachers, putting a maximum effort to discover and support their potential to unfold and manifest. Her interests are in the field of the natural child development, development of human potential, self-mastery, improvement of the childhood experience in the family, kindergarten and school. Anna-Maria is the co-founder of Otkrivatel Montessori Children’s House and Elementary School and Montessori Society Bulgaria, affiliated to AMI.

Child from Casa to Elementary

What are the characteristics of the child who is entering the second plane of development? How can we help him explore his world joyfully and find his unique place in it? How can children have a happy and confident start in school? The preparation for the school years is the focus of the upcoming three-day seminar on March 20-22.

Seminar topics

  • From independence to interdependence
  • The environment does help us – it is not just the classroom
  • What kinds of freedoms suit this child?
  • Guiding a child’s growing responsibility
  • Reason, Imagination and the second plane of development 
  • The study of the world is in the centre
  • Oral storytelling
  • Aids of craftsmanship in the environment for big work
  • Flow takes practice
  • Activities that promote community and belonging
  • Key lessons in language, math, history, biology, geography, 
  • Guidelines for early elementary family and social life
  • How do you know that the child is learning?

The seminar will be held in Bulgarian language.

Registration fee

140 leva participation fee three-day seminar (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
60 leva participation fee – Saturday or Sunday

Early bird registration by 15th of December:
125 leva participation fee three-day seminar (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
50 leva participation fee – Saturday or Sunday

* Individual members of Montessori Society Bulgaria and all employees of educational organisations subscribers to Montessori Society Bulgaria benefit from special discounts.

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Montessori Society Bulgaria
+359 87 8832823
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Montessori Society Bulgaria
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Sofia, 1421 България
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