Monthly Archives: October 2011

New York Times letters

LETTERS Sunday Dialogue: Using Technology to Teach Published: October 29, 2011 In schools and in homes, teachers and parents wrestle with the role of technology in children’s lives. Our readers weigh in. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/opinion/sunday/sunday-dialogue-using-technology-to-teach.html  

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“The Death of Preschool”

from Waldorf Today Scientific American Mind’s article in the Nov/Dec issue about the trend away from play-based early education. Some experts are saying, “Danger Ahead!” It’s a very well-written and entertaining piece. Death of Preschool?: The trend in early education … Continue reading

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New York Times: At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait

In October, 2011, the New York Times ran a story on Waldorf education on the cover of their Sunday edition.  Since that time, Waldorf education has gotten a lot of attention from mainstream media.  You can read the original article … Continue reading

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Parents Urged Again to Limit TV for Youngest (New York Times)

Daniel Lai/Aurora Photos Watching TV while a parent is busy: Video screen time has no educational benefits for young children, a report says. By BENEDICT CAREY Published: October 18, 2011 Video screen time provides no educational benefits for children under age … Continue reading

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Open House Slideshow

A few photos from Saturday’s Moraine Farm Open House.  Vanya Yoors led children and adults in some circus arts activities, getting everyone moving, while Brian Macdonald conducted a few organic chemistry experiments.  That’s pure carbon smoking in the beaker, formed … Continue reading

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