Baan Dek

Activities at Home

Podcasts

We recently held conferences, which are always some of our favorite days. We love sharing how children are doing, all the success and progress we’ve seen in our time together, what we’re looking forward to coming next. Parents often ask us, what should I be doing at home? First, there is no “should!!” If things […]

Read More

Baan Dek

Montessori Homework

Thoughts & Reflections

Parents naturally want to help their children. They want to play a role in their education. There is pressure to supplement learning that happens in school. Are they learning what they should? Are they doing enough? Am I doing enough? We look for flashcards, for worksheets, for educational activities, and we make this into a […]

Read More

Baan Dek

Spotlight Kiran Paek

Spotlights

The Montessori World is small, and vast, and touches all corners of our planet. Kiran Paek, Academic Director at the International Montessori Teaching Institute in Beijing, reached out to share her story, and we loved learning about Montessori in China. It is clear from these words, “[her] heart is filled with a deep respect for children.” Q: […]

Read More

Baan Dek

The Architecture of Montessori

Podcasts

Nearly a decade ago now, when we started to think seriously about building a Montessori school, we decided to reach out to a handful of internationally renown architects. Why not? We chose individuals or organizations that we felt could significantly contribute to a better understanding of Montessori learning environments. Architects who seemed keenly interested in […]

Read More

Baan Dek

Asking Questions

Thoughts & Reflections

Megan Wieseler first joined Baan Dek as an intern, and came into Montessori in the most Montessori way possible — she observed for weeks. She took in the classroom. It has become part of her being. The whole way she carries herself, the way she talks and interacts with the children, the way she offers […]

Read More

Inquire Now

Schedule a time to meet

Montessori Zine

Subscribe to our bi-monthly digital Montessori zine. Every other week, you will receive a brief, curated email with links to popular and trending interviews, commentaries, spotlights, quotes and photos.