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Baltimore Speaker Series

The Waldorf School of Baltimore is a proud sponsor of the Baltimore Speaker Series for a FOURTH consecutive year!

Drawing Is The Best Way To Learn, Even If You’re No Leonardo Da Vinci

Drawing Is The Best Way To Learn, Even If You’re No Leonardo Da Vinci

Our Main Lesson books, while filled with beautiful illustrations, are academic vehicles for fine-tuning children's imaginations and instilling fearlessness in their skills and ability to create. #Waldorfeducation

Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media

Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media

As early as elementary school some parents feel compelled to establish their children's digital identities. However, the next generation may not be as interested in social media as we think. #Waldorfeducation

Baltimore Fishbowl's Guide to Independent Schools 2018

Baltimore Fishbowl's Guide to Independent Schools 2018

ICYMI the 3rd edition of Baltimore Fishbowl's Guide to Independent Schools 2018 is available on newsstands!

Learn more about our dynamic nature programs (http://ow.ly/ww7k30lSqes) and why our students are steeped in School Spirit (http://bit.ly/2Ns5dlF). #Waldorfeducation

Happy Children Do Chores

Happy Children Do Chores

Whether they are preparing food and washing dishes in Pre-K or collecting and disposing of composing in third-grade, all WSB students are purposefully included in the care and maintenance of our campus. #Waldorfeducation

Elementary school teachers sometimes follow a class of students from year to year. New research suggests that’s a good idea.

Elementary school teachers sometimes follow a class of students from year to year. New research suggests that’s a good idea.

#Waldorfeducation is known for its use of looping, where the classroom teacher stays with their class year over year (usually first through sixth, or first through eight). Now there is research that validates this approach, outlining the various ways it nurtures students, their families, and educators.

“One of the big advantages is starting in September hitting the ground running — you already know the kids and the things they did the previous year and the things they need to work on.” http://ow.ly/xhTp30lH55i

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

In the midst of whatever disruptions the return to school may have caused your family's routine, remember to keep the bedtime stories. #Waldorfeducation

The humanities are becoming more important. Here's why

Q: What is behind the recent rise in #Waldorfeducation in America and across the globe?

A: "Increasing demand for foundational skills such as critical thinking, coordination, social perceptiveness, active listening and complex problem-solving.... [These] highly transferable skills are valuable and necessary. They are worth making the investments of time and trust, because they will be worth even more in the years to come." http://ow.ly/l5ep30ltTdp

Singing With My Grandbaby

Singing With My Grandbaby

Harkening back to our earliest days as infants, there has always been something magical about songs, rhythm, and rhyme that strengthens human connections and bonds. #Waldorfeducation

"Some folks planned what to sing, but for many of us this music simply emerged, unbidden and unexpected... Singing to children, as people around the world do, is among the most meaningful activities we share with them." http://ow.ly/LfbT30lt0kI

 

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

From time to time, new families wonder how their child will take to our, hands-on, experiential methods, such as composing and illustrating their Main Lesson books or knitting in the round. Rest assured, they will take to each lesson and associated projects with joy, eagerness, and a sense of accomplishment! These built-in artistic endeavors offer a safe place for students to test and push limitation they had previously placed on themselves. #Waldorfeducation http://bit.ly/2xR08J5