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Literacy Tips for Summer

Thoughts & Reflections

We sat down with Ms. Wood to discuss some fun ideas to implement literacy over the Summer. Here’s some of what we came up with: Library: Go to the library! A lot! “The library is like a candy store where you can sample everything,” says Ms. Wood. The library is also a great opportunity to […]

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We’re hiring, wave makers.

News and Updates

You’ve probably read a thousand job descriptions. We want this to be your last. What we do at Baan Dek isn’t a job. It’s a way of life. It’s a way of seeing the world differently, and having the opportunity to make a difference. We don’t make ripples in puddles, we make waves in oceans. […]

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Shape Work

News and Updates

We couldn’t be more pleased to announce Montessori: Shape Work, the third book in our series from Abrams Appleseed. Out in August, it’s now available for pre-order from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. We’ve been dreaming about putting together a book to help children learn their shapes for many years, and we’re so very pleased […]

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Former Student Returns

News and Updates

A former student, who graduated from Baan Dek, returned to read a story to her friends. It was such a great experience, not only for the staff and teachers, but also for the current students and those that still remember her from years gone by. To see a peer with the ability to confidently and […]

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Toddler at Baan Dek

News and Updates

We have some very special and exciting news to share with you. We’re going to open a Toddler program in the Fall of 2013. It’ll be the first of its kind in the state of South Dakota. If you would like to reserve a spot in the Toddler program, which will accommodate students between 18-36 […]

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