A little update on the new space: We broke ground last week, on Tuesday, August 9th. Things are moving fast now. The concrete should be poured later this week, and then the real fun begins. We couldn’t be happier to be working with the Van Buskirk Family. They’re professionalism precedes them. Here’s the latest artist rendering […]
Baan Dek is elated to announce that we’ve just hired Charlotte Wood, a primary Montessori directress. Originally from California, Charlotte received her Association Montessori Internationale training from the Montessori Institute Northwest. Next Fall, Charlotte will be joining our growing Montessori family, and we can’t wait to welcome her to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Read more about Charlotte, how she […]
Montessori schools throughout the world are lauded for their conception of freedom. Not only in their ability to teach children the concept of freedom, but also in their capacity to allow children the freedom to learn. Once more, it is that beautiful intersection of academics emerging in a social environment, where the child is encouraged […]
The Baan Dek Montessori is excited to announce our second annual Children’s Film Festival, co-sponsored by Sanford Children’s Hospital and Filmdrome. This year’s film festival will feature the Academy Award Nominated Best Animated Feature, The Secret of Kells, directed by Tomm Moore and Azur and Asmar, directed by Michel Ocelot. “Magic, fantasy and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of […]
The South Dakota Department of Education has approved The Baan Dek Montessori to be a state accredited non-public school, effective July 1, 2010. Essentially, this means that The Baan Dek Montessori will be licensed to teach Kindergarten, in so far as it adheres to the State rules and regulations as applicable to state accredited schools. […]
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