Dec 8
2017

Why Bright Children Deserve Age-Appropriate Academics

There is a commonly held belief that children who learn early learn more over the long haul. Research, however, does not support this theory. This is the story of one family and their journey discovering Waldorf Education for their son, Lukas. Lukas only knows that he loves his new school, but his parents understand the solid foundation that is being laid for academic learning.

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Dec 1
2014

The Right Age for Academics

There is a commonly held belief that children who learn early learn more over the long haul. Surely, a four-year-old who is taught to read will become a fourth grader well ahead of her peers in reading. Research, however, indicates that the opposite is true — not only do younger students in academics fall behind their older peers in the early grades, they STAY behind those peers long term. However, researching your options and understanding the full benefits of selecting a school with an earlier than main-steam birthday cut-off, can makes standing against the cultural pressure of “too much too soon” much easier for parents.

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