Baan Dek

Songs at Baan Dek

Podcasts

We sing a lot of songs at Baan Dek. Some are seasonal or weather-related, others are fun to sing year-round. We put together a few of our favorites in a recording to share with you. We’ve included a track list with lyrics. Enjoy! At the Beginning At the beginning is a good place to be […]

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Montessori Accreditation

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Recently, Baan Dek underwent the Montessori accreditation process for the Toddler Environment, where Mrs. Bauer is the lead teacher. Baan Dek is now the first and only accredited Toddler program in the state of South Dakota, joining the Primary program in certification by AMI. Mrs. Bauer and Ms. Wood took a few minutes to talk […]

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Developing Tenacity

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In this podcast, Mrs. Bauer and Ms. Wood discuss a hot-button topic — developing tenacity. Listen as they provide a definition, ways the Montessori Classroom helps to develop this important transferrable skill, and how you can help your child with it at home.  

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Music with Young Children

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In their second conversation together, Mrs. Bauer and Ms. Wood discuss music with young children. Is music important in early childhood? What kinds of learning happen through music? What kinds of music do children enjoy? Listen along as we discover the answers.

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When Learning Starts

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Mrs. Bauer, Head of the Toddler Community, and Ms. Wood sat down to speak about Early Learning, discussing when learning starts. The conventional thought is that learning begins in school, at age 6, or even later. What do children learn beginning in infancy?

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