Letter to the Shepherds Letter to the Shepherds
Thursday, December 18, 2014

David wrote this letter to the high school seniors playing the parts of the shepherds in our upcoming Shepherd’s Play.  It illustrates beautifully the depth that lies behind this joyous production. Dearest Gallus, Huckle, Muckle & Crispin~ As your director, there is much I can do to help you bring to life a wondrous, funny, warm and […]

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The Media and Waldorf Education:  Part One The Media and Waldorf Education: Part One
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Waldorf education takes a developmental approach to education.  By that, we mean at certain phases of human development, there are windows of opportunity to develop particular skills and capacities. Missing these developmental moments means a child has to work that much harder to develop what is needed. It is similar to this notion that one can, in fact, grow a […]

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Meaningful Play Meaningful Play
Sunday, December 7, 2014

From parenting blogs to neurological studies, people are singing the praises of play these days. For decades, Waldorf education has been a forerunner proponent of play-based education, but what exactly is meaningful play? Is all play created equal?   Play is not just the act of “playing” but rather a creative impulse from within. Through play, children […]

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