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How to Get Your Mind to Read

Posted On: 11/29/2017 12:48 PM

Artwork showing geometric designs"Current (public) education practices show that reading comprehension is misunderstood.  It's treated like a general skill that can be applied with equal success to all texts. Rather, comprehension is intimately intertwined with knowledge."
 
Waldorf Education has always valued the 'systematic building of knowledge' (one of the three proposed significant changes in schooling) via experiential learning, integration of arts and handwork, storytelling, etc. - which inherently provides necessary context for knowledge.  
 
Photo credit:  Madrona School

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