Sunrise Waldorf School teacher honoured for STEM

Sunrise Waldorf School teacher honoured for STEM

Posted On: 5/22/2018 11:36 AM
Lisa Hitch wins award for Excellence in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
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High Mowing Student Wins National Award

High Mowing Student Wins National Award

Posted On: 5/21/2018 1:43 PM
High Mowing School student Yumin Shivdasani ’20 has earned a national Silver Medal in the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
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Waldorf School Postcard Exchange is worldwide collaboration

Waldorf School Postcard Exchange is worldwide collaboration

Posted On: 5/21/2018 10:58 AM
Throughout the current year, students in 1,100 Waldorf schools from greater than 80 countries are sending a postcard to every other Waldorf school in the world.
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Planting the Seeds for Early Childhood Learning

Planting the Seeds for Early Childhood Learning

Posted On: 5/21/2018 10:42 AM
When children are happy with their school and learning experiences, they will seek to continue to learn.
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The Benefits of Cursive Go Beyond Writing

The Benefits of Cursive Go Beyond Writing

Posted On: 5/17/2018 4:28 PM
The physical act of writing in cursive leads to increased comprehension and participation - and so much more.
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Why our kids should take risks—sometimes even (slightly) dangerous ones

Why our kids should take risks—sometimes even (slightly) dangerous ones

Posted On: 5/16/2018 1:59 PM
Protecting our kids from all potential risks isn't doing them any favors. Here's how to embrace risky play (safely).
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The Right Brain Develops First

The Right Brain Develops First

Posted On: 5/16/2018 1:35 PM
Why Play is the Foundation for Academic Learning
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How Does Learning to Play an Instrument Affect a Child's Brain?

How Does Learning to Play an Instrument Affect a Child's Brain?

Posted On: 5/15/2018 2:36 PM
Research from the University of Vermont indicates it can make kids smarter and more emotionally balanced.
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Children should do exercise in maths and English lessons to boost grades

Children should do exercise in maths and English lessons to boost grades

Posted On: 5/11/2018 3:47 PM
Sitting down in class limits academic performance and negatively impacts on children's health.
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7 Benefits of Waldorf’s “Writing to Read” Approach

7 Benefits of Waldorf’s “Writing to Read” Approach

Posted On: 5/10/2018 1:17 PM
Children who read when they are ready are able to maintain a passion for stories and love of reading further into their older years.
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Ten Reasons Middle Schoolers Don't Need Social Media

Ten Reasons Middle Schoolers Don't Need Social Media

Posted On: 5/9/2018 11:15 AM
1. Social media was not designed for children.
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We Know Nature Makes Us Happier. Now Science Says It Makes Us Kinder Too

We Know Nature Makes Us Happier. Now Science Says It Makes Us Kinder Too

Posted On: 5/8/2018 2:25 PM
New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others. 
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The Waldorf Class 5 Pentathlon

The Waldorf Class 5 Pentathlon

Posted On: 5/8/2018 12:00 PM
It is a coming-of-age competition and a celebration of grace, athleticism, sportsmanship and the upcoming independence of adolescence.
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How Praise and Rewards Can Be as Damaging as Punishment

How Praise and Rewards Can Be as Damaging as Punishment

Posted On: 5/7/2018 3:03 PM
While a “good job” here and an “atta boy” there seem harmless enough, psychologist Robin Grille says praising or “rewarding children’s compliance is the flip-side of punishing their disobedience.”
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5 Tons of Dirt Delivered to Kindergarten for Play-based Learning

5 Tons of Dirt Delivered to Kindergarten for Play-based Learning

Posted On: 5/3/2018 1:47 PM
How does playing with dirt support our play-based curriculum?
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Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It's A Discipline.

Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It's A Discipline.

Posted On: 4/30/2018 11:40 AM
Exercising the Will - for adults.
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Video: Teaching Modern Science

Video: Teaching Modern Science

Posted On: 4/23/2018 1:16 PM
Compelling interview with author, inventor, Waldorf teacher and science education mentor, Michael D'Aleo.
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Indigenous culture to be taught at Waldorf

Indigenous culture to be taught at Waldorf

Posted On: 4/18/2018 5:12 PM
First Nations culture will be taught starting in the fall of 2018 at the Squamish Waldorf School.
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Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits for Behavior and Attention

Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits for Behavior and Attention

Posted On: 4/18/2018 11:04 AM
A new study shows that the parent-child-book moment can help shape a child's social and emotional development in ways that go far beyond helping them learn language and early literacy skills.
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What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

Posted On: 4/17/2018 1:53 PM
"Having a broader curriculum, rich in the arts, engaged the whole student and promoted higher levels of achievement across the board."
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