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Montessori Video at Baan Dek

Baan Dek Montessori in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is an AMI school offering a toddler program and Primary, founded in 2007 by June and Bobby George. June is from Thailand, and Baan Dek is Thai for “Children’s House.”

Besides an original and visually stunning school website, Baan Dek has some short clips on their Vimeo channel that really capture first plane concentration and attention, as well as charm.  There’s an amazing amount of material there.  I’ve picked out a few favorites:

Really, though.  Page after page of children using materials with concentration and focus.  This is a trove of data for anyone wanting to document Montessori practice.