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Spotlight Christine Harrison

We have the extreme privilege of introducing you to Christine Harrison. Christine has been involved in Montessori since 1985, and is currently the president of the Montessori Australia Foundation. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Association Montessori Internationale. We were starstruck by the depth of her thoughtful responses. In particular, […]

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A Child’s Creed

Over the weekend we received a flurry of passionate text messages from a parent. “I just overhead a mom complaining about the cost of Montessori,” the thread began. “And, the grandma replied, ‘at that age they don’t really learn anything important …’ After a few moments of silence, as we tried to think of a […]

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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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