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Montessori Home Environment

We receive a lot of questions at Baan Dek on how to implement Montessori at home. In this practical, down-to-earth discussion, Bobby George and Jamie Bauer have a good-spirited conversation on how to create a Montessori home environment. Not only do they talk about the pillars of Montessori, such as confidence, independence and the overall […]

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Spotlight Montessori School of Greater Hartford

You never know where you might find inspiration. We probably should have expected that Ms. Una Berry, Head of School at the Montessori School of Greater Hartford, however, would provide just that, and more. Through her thoughtful, collaborative, measured and inspirational responses, we think you’re in for a treat. Before you get started, we thought […]

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On Kindness

Adam Phillips is a masterful thinker of childhood. As a matter of fact, he may be one of the single greatest advocates, or rather, champions of childhood, working today. A trained psychotherapist and self-described evocative essayist, Phillips spent a decade at the Charing Cross Hospital in London, where he served in the capacity of chief […]

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Summer Camps

We’re committed to the idea that learning doesn’t just happen inside a classroom. Learning takes place everywhere! Whether that’s at the zoo, or on a farm, or in an artisan’s bakery, the joy that accompanies new discoveries is pure magic. This Summer, we’ll head out doors, embrace the charms that only the summer can afford, […]

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A New World And Education

In one of our favorite texts, published in 1947, Maria Montessori contemplates the future of education. There are at least three main points that she addresses: the new type of consciousness that will be required to take us in a new direction; the tasks by which such a method of education could be incorporated; and, […]

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