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How to Become a Montessori Teacher

While we promised to take the Summer off from our podcasts, we just couldn’t help ourselves. Bobby George and Charlotte Wood joined forces to discuss, “How to become a Montessori Teacher”. They converse about the culture involved, how there are a different set of expectations, and what it means for Montessori schools.

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Spotlight Simone Davies

It’s with great pleasure that we introduce you to Simone Davies, founder of Jacaranda Tree Montessori, a Montessori playgroup in Amsterdam. We randomly happened upon Simone, and her unique aesthetic, as we were researching Montessori as a philosophy of life on the internet. We’ve been smitten by her work ever since, and we think you […]

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Celebrate Independence

The cycle of a family at Baan Dek is a wonderful thing. In many respects, it feels like watching a caterpillar become a butterfly and spread its beautiful wings. From the moment we meet a prospective family, to the instant their child graduates from our school, we feel that sense of adventure, of participation, as […]

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Spotlight Felicia Zulhendri

It’s extremely rare in life to meet individuals as passionate about their chosen profession, as Felicia is about Montessori. When you meet them, you know it right away. It’s infectious. Their attitude and outlook on life is inspirational. You know they’re destined to do great things, and you somehow want to be a part of […]

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The Life of Beauty

There’s something almost indescribable about how the inquisitiveness of children, and their persistent ability to explore their world, completely overwhelms our senses. Whenever we observe a Montessori classroom in action, and truly let ourselves become absorbed in the environment and the interactions, we are entirely seduced by its humanity. A prospective Montessori teacher, who is […]

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