Transition at the age of 6

The 6-year-old is on the borderline between kindergarten and school, but this is just one of the transitions they go through at this age. The child is experiencing in a very real way the beginning of a new period in his or her life, marked by several slow but essential psychological awakenings: the rational mind, imagination, moral awareness and social awareness. What are the signs of these awakenings and how do we observe them in children around this age? How do we help and encourage our children in kindergarten and school to practice each new psychological acquisition?

This two day workshop is designed to provide Montessori educators with an understanding of how to support these new characteristics by building essential skills for individual work and group collaboration. We will look at the role of small group presentations and how to support children developing the ability to engage in cooperative follow-up activities.

Together we will explore games and activities that you can take back with you to the classroom and use with the children.

This course is for Montessori educators, Montessori assistants and Montessori kindergarten founders.

Guest: Kyla Morenz, AMI Montessori trainer, level 3-6 years

Date: 21-22 October 2023


Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00

Sunday: 09.00 – 15.00

Location: Montessori Institute of Bucharest, str. Stirbei Voda, nr. 71, sector 1, Bucuresti


Early bird: until the 15th of September: 150 euro (VAT included)

After 15th of September: 200 euro (VAT included)

Registrations: please fill in this form.

Language: English with Romanian translations.

Kyla Morenz, trainer AMI, Assistants to Elementary level

Kyla Morenz is an AMI Elementary Trainer from Toronto, Canada. She has a B.A. from the University of Waterloo and her M.Ed. from Loyola University in Maryland. In 2011, she obtained her TESOL certificate from the University of Toronto, Woodsworth College. She has AMI diplomas at both the 3-6 and 6-12 levels. She has taught in 6-9, 9-12, and 6-12 elementary Montessori environments in Canada and Morocco. She has particular interest in bilingual education, developing language materials for the elementary classroom. Kyla regularly mentors teachers and schools with elementary programs in Canada, Morocco, and the Czech Republic. She has lectured on courses in Ireland, England, Canada, United States, and France. She has worked with both simultaneous and consecutive interpretation in France and the Czech Republic. Kyla is a Co-trainer at Montessori Institute Prague, Czech Republic