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Spotlight Grae Baker

Spotlights

We’re so excited to Spotlight Grae Baker, Head of School at Austin Montessori School. A Montessori educator and new parent, we were so excited to learn more about him. His words inspired us. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? I grew up in rural, northeastern […]

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New Identity and Website

Welcome

We have a new logo at Baan Dek! We’ve also taken this opportunity to refresh our website. We’d love to explain the reason for the changes and elaborate on some of the key new features. With the logo, we wanted an identity system that was more flexible, one that better reflected the personalized nature of […]

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How to Get Started

FAQ

We’re so glad you’re interested in joining Baan Dek. Whether you have a child who is toddler age (14 months to three years), primary age (two-and-a-half to six years), or not yet here, we eagerly await meeting your family. 1) Begin by scheduling a tour. During a tour of our school, we walk you through […]

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A Day at Baan Dek

Welcome

Every day is the same, and every day is different. Very young children thrive on consistency and routine, so every time they walk into the classroom, the materials are in the same place, they know what to expect from their day. Children might start out with something meditative to ease into their day Or they […]

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MLK in Montessori

Thoughts and Reflections

Montessori classrooms teach so much more than reading. The Montessori Primary classroom is specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of children age two and a half through six. Much of the learning that is happening in these early formative years is work in parallel, with each child working one-on-one with a material which meets […]

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