Feb 3

The True Purpose of Preschool  

What is the true purpose education? What is the purpose of greater learning and does this purpose shift by grade or from childhood to adulthood?  According to Waldorf Early Childhood expert educator, Kasea Myers, the answer to all these questions – the purpose of education and learning across the board – is to open a person up to all of life’s wonders. We live to learn and learning to learn is the purpose of education.

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Feb 28

Building Forts and Minds: The Importance of Child Built Space

Educational and environmental psychologists have taken a keen interest in fort building. It’s a constant presence in early and middle childhood, the creation of secret places, often in plain site, and the experts agree that den, fort or secret space creation offers a host of cognitive and psychological benefits for the developing child.

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