The art and science of imagination

On The Web: Race To Nowhere gets media attention

If you had the opportunity to join us for last Tuesday’s screening of Race to Nowhere, then you understand what all the fuss is about.  The documentary is getting a lot of attention, and this article from the New York Times is no exception: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/09/educ

Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group

The Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group will meet at Water’s Edge Waldorf School, 150 W. Bonner Road at 7:00 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss a variety of topics of interest to parents who take a mindful approach to the choices they make in raising their children. T

Article: “The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting”

This recent article has been passed around by a number of parents and teachers at our school.  We’ve decided to share it here, so it can be easily passed along to the rest of our community as well as friends and family: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1940395-1,00

Link of The Week

Water’s Edge parent, Claudia M. Lenart has written another wonderful article!  Here is the link to it: http://nutrition.suite101.com/article.cfm/best_brain_foods_for_children Feel free to share your comments too!

Parent’s Corner: Fifth Grade Pentathlon

In the fifth grade, Waldorf students learn that the Olympics were an expression of that golden age when the ideal of the human form, in physical beauty and inner grace, comes together to create something heroic within the individual and blesses all those who are fortunate to witness t

From the Student Perspective: A Visit to Public School

My daughter has attended Water’s Edge since she was two.  She has been understandably curious about public school, so we arranged for her to shadow a friend for a day during our winter break. We hear from children who transfer in about the differences they see here but hearing i