Tag Archives: Waldorf

The Best School: a student’s perspective

WBEZ radio in Chicago wondered what a “high quality education” means to students themselves. They asked asked students to: Imagine the best school in the world. Describe what it would be like. How does that compare with the school you go to or went to? Da Vinci Waldorf (formerly Water’s Edge Waldorf) alum Olivia Love-Hatlestad […]

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On The Web: Tech gets a time-out

Our thanks to Donna Brooks for forwarding this article along: http://www.sanfranmag.com/story/tech-gets-a-time-out As always, please feel free to share comments!

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On The Web: Playing to Learn

Thanks to Susan Love for sharing this find with our blog community: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/02/opinion/02engel.html?emc=eta1

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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. The group is open to […]

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Day in The Life of a Waldorf School **CANCELLED**

Please be aware that tonight’s event, “Day in the Life of a Waldorf School,” has been cancelled. A new date has been scheduled for February 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Please pass this information along to anyone who might have been planning to attend.

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On The Web: Research Finds No Advantage In Learning To Read From Age Five

Great article about a study about the ages children learn to read and whether or not late readers showed any disadvantages later on: http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/research-finds-no-advantage-learning-read-age-five/5/33888 Thanks to Donna Brooks for forwarding this along.  Comments on the article are welcome!

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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.html Please feel free to leave comments here!

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"Art in the Waldorf School: Meeting the Developing Child" with Leo Klein

Saturday Parent Morning with Leo Klein “Art in the Waldorf School:  Meeting the Developing Child.”  9:00 to 11:00 a.m.   All parents should plan to attend.  Limited childcare will be offered for a fee by some of our older students and graduates, but we encourage you to make your own childcare arrangements if you can. If […]

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Vote for Water's Edge School!

Water’s Edge School has been entered in the America’s Favorite Schools Contest sponsored by Care2.com and GreatSchools.net!  Please go add  your vote now and help us try to win $20,000 for the school: http://www.care2.com/schoolcontest/1706718?refer=17494.02.1256047008.102874

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New Water's Edge School Fundraiser

Parents, check your school mailboxes for your information on this terrific fundraiser! ““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““ Water’s Edge is starting a new fundraising drive.  We are excited to offer Equal Exchange: organic, fairly traded coffees, teas, chocolates, and healthy snacks!   Help us raise money to support our school programs. Our school earns 40% of each Equal Exchange sale! […]

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