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Movements & Trends in Educational Reform: Social-Emotional Learning, Personalized Learning, & Waldorf Intersections
Social-Emotional Learning Movement Early this year, the Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development published a report called “A Nation at Hope”. This report calls for social-emotional learning integration in schools across the...read more
A large-scale longitudinal study from Denmark published less than two months ago adds to the stockpile of research strengthening the connection between nature and health. The Denmark study shows a strong correlation between green space in childhood and reduced risk of...read more
What is the vestibular sense? Not only do our ears sense sound waves that allow us to hear, but they also contain the vestibular system that contributes heavily to our sense of balance. The vestibular system is contained within the inner ear and consists of canals and...read more
Homework! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing? Well, some might say so. According to The Atlantic writer, Joe Pinsker, in his recent article “The Cult of Homework”, this is a heavily debated topic. Pinsker discusses research on both sides of the issue and brings...read more
What is Storycamp?? by Katrina Pratt, Storycamp Co-founder & Director What is Storycamp? The name doesn’t offer many clues. Answering used to be awkward and confusing. I stumbled through it, until one day, I realized there were two themes we incorporated into...read more
As humans, and especially as parents, teachers, staff and community members of Waldorf, we are all familiar with the power of storytelling. Well told stories are captivating, bringing listeners on a journey through the mind and through many emotions. We can be brought...read more