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Education for Life

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For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. Every spring, a new generation of parents makes big decisions about what to do for the upcoming academic year — is now a good time to move to elementary school, or should we complete the kindergarten year (typically the […]

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“Do as I say, not as I do” Never Works

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For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. “Do as I say, not as I do” is a phrase that has been around for centuries. Many of us even heard these words as children, usually in response to “but…” Maybe we’ve even heard ourselves, against all […]

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Interview with Jesse McCarthy

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We were delighted to interview Jesse McCarthy of Montessori Education. For the full interview, please subscribe via iTunes or listen here. Jesse is active on Facebook, and Montessori Education can be found here. During the interview, Jesse mentions Haim Ginott. Here’s a link to Jesse’s Spotlight interview.

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Songs at Baan Dek

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We all have favorite songs, but even the most favorite is a bit tiresome when it’s been on repeat a hundred times. How do we select songs to sing with children? Are there even any other songs than “itsy bitsy spider”??? We have a wonderfully rich and diverse community at Baan Dek, and we’re careful […]

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Interview with Pamela Green

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We were honored to interview Pamela Green of Ananda Montessori on the podcast. For the full interview, please subscribe via iTunes or listen below. Pamela is active on Facebook, and Ananda Montessori can be found here. During the interview, Pamela mentions her new project, Preparation of the Spirit. Here’s a link to Pamela’s Spotlight interview.

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