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Social Media, Social Life Infographic

Great update on social media trends and usage amongst young adults 13 to 17 years old. http://ow.ly/ExLI30m5lQJ

The Most Overlooked Reason Why Kids Won’t Listen

Q: Why won't kids listen? ​

A: "In order for kids to learn to listen, focus and follow directions as they grow, they need to develop proprioception and vestibular sense by experiencing many physical challenges during childhood."​

IBM 2010 Global CEO Study: Creativity Selected as Most Crucial Factor for Future Success

Ten-years-later and these findings are still relevant.  

"[M]ore than rigor, management discipline, integrity or even vision -- successfully navigating an increasing complex world will require creativity." http://ow.ly/QKuM30m2lGQ

This Silicon Valley school shuns technology — yet most of the students are children of tech execs

Baltimore Innovation Week 2018 is underway!​

Like the renowned Waldorf schools of Silicon Valley (bit.ly/2ID2EaL), WSB students are uniquely suited to create and shape the industries of the future.  http://ow.ly/RxRO30m5EKv

WSB Alums Share Their School Wisdom

Current Baltimore School for the Arts sophomore Braden (WSB Class of 2017) and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute freshman Madeline (WSB Class of 2018) came back to share their high school wisdom with our 7th and 8th grade. It is clear our alums are growing and thriving in their new schools! 

#WaldorfWednesday

Wow! Congrats to Maple Village Waldorf School for being one of 58 schools nationwide honored by the U.S. Department of Education, for reducing environmental impacts and costs, improving health and wellness, and offering effective sustainability education. http://ow.ly/VHlT30lTSO5

Read to Reef Book Club

Kicking off today! The National Aquarium and the Enoch Pratt Free Library are partnering in the Read to Reef Book Club as a means to both encourage reading AND grant free admission to participating families through their local library branches.

By connecting Baltimore youth's love of reading to the aquatic world, the Aquarium hopes to drive awareness of our blue planet and the critical responsibility each of us has to protect it. Learn more at http://ow.ly/9r7j30m2kRO

 

It’s come to this: A checkup with the pediatrician may soon include a prescription for play

Whether it is enrolling in our Saturday Woodland Friends Parent & Child class (http://bit.ly/Fall18SatWoodlandPC), or simply letting kids run wild in your backyard - make time to get outside this weekend. Doctor's orders! http://ow.ly/6GmT30lAJtA

Festival of Courage 2018

“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be [tamed].” ― G.K.

WSB Community Authors

The Baltimore Book Festival kicks off tomorrow! Get into the literary spirit by checking out a few books from members of our multi-talented WSB community: 8th Grade Parent Kathy MacMillan is a writer, American Sign Language interpreter, librarian, and signing storyteller.