Gratitude Nov 15, 2022

“The earth is firm beneath my feet,
The sun shines bright above,
And here I stand – so straight and strong,
All things to know and love.”

~Traditional Waldorf

Harvest season brings a sense of thankfulness to the forefront but living in gratitude throughout the year imbues life...

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Zoology: Man and Animal Oct 27, 2022

 
“What a piece of work is man!
How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form, in moving,
How express and admirable. In action how like an Angel. In apprehension how like a God!
The beauty of the world, the paragon of Animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of...
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Let's play the game Uno! Oct 12, 2022

Uno is a fun family game. Ms. Rebecca shares with us how to play using American Sign Language. This is a great way to practice signing with your family. 

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The More You Look, The More You See Oct 06, 2022

It has been a wonderful experience connecting with families after the summer break and meeting new ones. The familiar routine of creating the week's work is challenging yet comforting. The curriculum quickly begins to work its magic and draws you in like a magnet and you feel inspired by all the...

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The Magical Sun Fairies Aug 30, 2022

I love this time of year...back to school, harvesting the late summer’s garden bounty, and
with the help of the magical sun fairies, using natural dyes from Mother Earth to dye the
fiber and textiles I will use throughout the school year for all of my handwork projects.

Natural dyes are the...

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Let's explore with American Sign Language! Aug 05, 2022

Join Ms. Rebecca as she explores Coxhall Gardens! Can you find all the animals? Ms. Rebecca also share with us many signs we can practice and enjoy with our families. 

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The Eurythmy Letter Gestures Jul 28, 2022

When one thinks of Eurythmy, the Eurythmy Letter Gestures generally come to mind! And for good reason! Almost everything we do in Eurythmy is based on these gestures! It is a beautiful, magical world that is slowly unlocked with each grade.

The Eurythmy Gestures fill and enliven our etheric...

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What's your story? Jul 13, 2022

Bhima and Arjuna were brothers. They were warriors and both were students at the school run by Drona. Bhima was rather fond of food and Arjuna was fond of archery. Bhima was focused on his mission and so was Arjuna. One night, when every student had gone to bed, Arjuna could still hear some...

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Math in Context Jul 07, 2022

So many students, when they enter middle and high school, express the feeling that they don’t like math, or are not good at it.  Why does math become the bane of so many kids, even those who otherwise thrive in school?  

One answer to this question is that math too often is...

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St John - Messenger of Light Jun 23, 2022

St John - Messenger of Light  

I am always grateful for the pause in our usual routine that a festival gifts us with. Whether we are bathed in hours and hours of golden light in the northern hemisphere or finding our way through the darkness in the southern hemisphere, we are reminded...

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Why do we love this journey called homeschool? Jun 14, 2022

Happy Summer Break! What an amazing year we have had together. I am so grateful for every single student and family in our classes. You inspire me every day so deeply. This summer blog post is a little less formal than those I shared earlier in the school year. There have been many milestones...

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Rising First Grade Readiness Jun 02, 2022

Waldorf is intentional in every aspect of the curriculum. From how and when a subject is brought to a child, to how a teacher meditates and meets the children they are teaching. There is no exception to the intention that is brought when a child enters into academic learning and crosses over the...

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