What Young Adults Really Need:  A Peek into a Waldorf High School Humanities Class What Young Adults Really Need: A Peek into a Waldorf High School Humanities Class
Thursday, October 16, 2014

As my 12th grade students file into the classroom, they are loudly complaining about all the work they have to do. Fall of senior year is a busy time: they’re in the middle of writing their college applications, visiting schools, and in some cases, re-taking the SATs. Despite being inundated with thoughts and anxieties related to education and schooling, the last […]

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Drama:  At the Heart of the Arts Drama: At the Heart of the Arts
Thursday, October 9, 2014

From the puppet shows in nursery/kindergarten to sophisticated twelfth grade productions of contemporary plays such as John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, drama occupies a central place in Waldorf schools worldwide. In nearly every year of their Waldorf education, all children, theatrically gifted or not, take part in a play. So why is drama considered one of the most vital and indispensable […]

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Forest Fridays in Our Kindergartens Forest Fridays in Our Kindergartens
Thursday, October 2, 2014

September 19th marked the second week that the Merriconeag Kindergarten ventured into the woods for “Forest Friday”.   Wagons full of sand, stones, and tools in tow, we marched up the path towards the clearing that is our home base.   Last year’s senior class cleared the trail and built the story circle, put to […]

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