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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Destination Imagination Heading to Globals!

Destination Imagination Heading to Globals!

Posted On: 4/16/2018 12:57 PM
Waldorf High School of Massachusetts Bay's Destination Imagination Team qualifies for Global Tournament.
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Why Free Time for Play is So Important for Every Child

Why Free Time for Play is So Important for Every Child

Posted On: 4/10/2018 12:03 PM
“Play nourishes every aspect of children’s development – it forms the foundation of intellectual, social, physical, and emotional skills necessary for success in school and in life. Play ‘paves the way for learning’”.
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Waldorf Education: Creating Leaders for the 21st Century

Waldorf Education: Creating Leaders for the 21st Century

Posted On: 4/10/2018 11:52 AM
With our world changing exponentially before us, we must ask: What do children need to learn today in order to succeed in the future?
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Boundaries, Routines and Early Bedtimes: 13 Habits That Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

Boundaries, Routines and Early Bedtimes: 13 Habits That Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

Posted On: 4/10/2018 11:06 AM
The foundation for things like generosity, responsibility, appreciation, warmth, kindness, helpfulness and hard-work ethic all starts during the early years.
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Why Creativity Is Just As Important As Literacy

Why Creativity Is Just As Important As Literacy

Posted On: 3/30/2018 1:32 PM
It is through being creative that a person is able to get their senses, sensibility and spirit working together. Our kids need creativity to live a full life.
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Growing Up With Waldorf School

Growing Up With Waldorf School

Posted On: 3/21/2018 1:03 PM
Growing Ithaca Waldorf School opens new addition, including a Great Room - and a Room of Requirement.
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Waldorf Curriculum: Children Thrive and Learn Better in Play-Based Kindergarten

Waldorf Curriculum: Children Thrive and Learn Better in Play-Based Kindergarten

Posted On: 3/19/2018 3:19 PM
Waldorf Kindergartens are unique. Waldorf kindergartens are intentional. Waldorf kindergarten methodologies are now backed by science.
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Latest research reveals the more you hug your kids – the smarter they get

Latest research reveals the more you hug your kids – the smarter they get

Posted On: 3/19/2018 1:02 PM
Are you the kind of parent that’s always hugging your kids? If the answer is yes then don’t stop doing what you’re doing.
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Berkshire Waldorf High School Wins NASA Climate Change Internship

Berkshire Waldorf High School Wins NASA Climate Change Internship

Posted On: 3/5/2018 12:49 PM
Life science teacher Lee Magadini has been awarded a year-long internship with the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, working with the Climate Change Research Initiative.
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Exploring the Benefit Mindset

Exploring the Benefit Mindset

Posted On: 3/1/2018 5:14 PM
Helping students see how they can have a positive influence on their community and the world goes beyond teaching and modeling empathy.
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Teach Kids When They’re Ready

Teach Kids When They’re Ready

Posted On: 3/1/2018 2:10 PM
While children from the 1920s to the 1970s were free to play, laying the groundwork for key skills like self-regulation, modern kindergartners are required to read and write.
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How To Raise A Good Person – Instead Of One Who Is Just Afraid Of Being Bad

How To Raise A Good Person – Instead Of One Who Is Just Afraid Of Being Bad

Posted On: 2/28/2018 1:08 PM
There’s a difference between raising a child who is afraid of getting in trouble and a child who understands the difference between right and wrong.
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The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’

The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’

Posted On: 2/28/2018 11:26 AM
Colleges should stop trivializing the transmission of knowledge.
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The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation

The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation

Posted On: 2/19/2018 12:39 PM
Interplay between parents and children ignites the brain and boosts its response to language, spurring lasting literacy skills.
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Connection Precedes Learning and Self-regulation

Connection Precedes Learning and Self-regulation

Posted On: 2/16/2018 3:28 PM
~ Why Relationships are Foundational in Education and Life
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Teaching Civility During Divisive Times

Teaching Civility During Divisive Times

Posted On: 2/8/2018 12:14 PM
In our changing world, teaching children civility is more important than ever.
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