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Teaching the Whole Child: Waldorf Schools and Exemplary Teacher Engagement

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Waldorf schools take an unconventionally nurturing approach to learning, making them a unique approach to education.

Lisa Babinet: Teaching Math and the Third Metric

Lisa Babinet | Posted 05.31.2014 | Education
Lisa Babinet

In the classroom, we can value joy and well being in addition to academic performance, practicing being present so that we don't miss the moment when true engagement and learning occur.

School and Self Esteem, or: Thank You for Making Those Socks!

American Anthropological Association | Posted 10.07.2012 | Education
American Anthropological Association

Authentic gratitude is enough of an acknowledgment to foster self-esteem without leading to the kind of dependency on others that "good job" seems to do.

The Techno-Savvy Favor a Non-Tech Education, at Least For Their Kids

John M. Eger | Posted 04.23.2012 | Education
John M. Eger

Many parents want their child to have a different experience in school where they can be assured that the "whole child" is educated. In Silicon Valley, this is worth $20,000 to $25,000 in education costs.

Leave Those Kids Alone

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Parents
Brian D. Cohen

A lesson I learned early on as an art teacher is that the artwork your students make is not your own creation, not in the way the work you yourself create as an artist is.

Lessons for a New Year From Jacques Lusseyran

Alex Henry | Posted 03.18.2012 | Books
Alex Henry

In And There Was Light Jacques Lusseyran, who was blinded in an accident at age eight, gives the sighted person as vivid an idea of the experience of blindness as she is likely to read.

In Heart Of Silicon Valley, School Succeeds With No-Tech Education

Posted 01.31.2012 | Education

The Waldorf School of the Peninsula sits in the midst of Silicon Valley, home to the nation's leading tech companies and startups. It educates the chi...

Colorado Congress Of Foreign Teachers Awards Innovation Grant To Boulder Waldorf Teacher

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The dearth of emphasis on foreign languages in American schools is no secret. The American education system's seeming lack of interest in teaching se...