Apr 25

Welcome Cynthia Way, Lead Teacher, Class of 2027

In Waldorf education, the lead main lesson teacher stays with students over the duration/course of multiple years, ideally from grade one all the way through grade eight. Class teachers stay with the same students to become a steady authority in a child’s life. Waldorf schools maintain this practice because solid relationships between teachers, students and parents are beneficial to social and intellectual learning. Not only does this allow the teacher to appreciate a deep understanding of each student’s gifts, but it also allows the establishment of deeper connection.

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Oct 9

Why Waldorf Students Knit

A child who is knitting a hat or a toy kitten sees their will transformed into art. They see their focused, detailed work turn into something beautiful and purpose filled. They experience how the conceptual becomes concrete. But knitting also teaches more than abstract concept mastery. It also teaches simple and complex mathematics; hand, eye and brain coordination; sensory integration; and resiliency of habit… all while promoting peace of mind.

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