Baan Dek

Montessori Summer — One Difficult Area

Podcasts

This summer, we’re looking at ways to incorporate Montessori outside the classroom, on both the blog and on the podcast. In the last weeks, we explored Space and Time, and this time we’re bringing those together to problem-solve one difficult area. What’s one area that would have a big impact? Is it a time of […]

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Baan Dek

Crossing the Midline: How Science Supports Montessori

Dictionary

A really amazing thing about Montessori, is that, the more we’re learning about brain development, the more science and research advance our knowledge, the more this pedagogy is being affirmed. What we’ve known anecdotally now has affirmation in research. This shouldn’t be a surprise, given Maria Montessori’s background as a physician, and the fact that […]

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Baan Dek

Spotlight Greenspring Montessori School

Spotlights

Elliot Dickson is an adolescent guide at Greenspring Montessori School. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? I grew up in New England and have been working in education for 16 years, mostly as a more traditional middle and high school science teacher, and for the […]

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Baan Dek

The Montessori Three-Hour Work Cycle

FAQ

“So, what’s a typical day look like?” “When is it time to use the bathroom, or to have snack?” “When is art time?” These are such natural questions, and ones we hear frequently when families come to look at the classroom. Applying to Baan Dek begins with a tour after school, when we walk around […]

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Baan Dek

Montessori Summer — Time

Podcasts

This summer, we’re podcasting and writing about aspects of the Montessori classroom that beautifully translate into the home environment, ways to incorporate Montessori at home, in little or big ways. These are intended to be easy, convenient, and helpful, a Montessori buffet, picking what appeals and works for your family and your lifestyle. Last time, […]

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