Category Archives: Math & Science

Huffington Post Story on Waldorf Education

A great piece on one family’s journey to Waldorf education.  Originally published here. Knitting Is More Important Than Homework By MARA MENACHEM Two years ago on the front page of the New York Times Sunday Business section, an article ran … Continue reading

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A few photos from First Grade today

Mrs. Babcock’s first grade class made beautiful beeswax daffodils today.  They were also working on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. (PS — It’s so quiet and still because the children are out at recess!)

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Painting the Sistine Desk

Seventh Grade Curriculum Update by Anna Scalera The seventh grade recently finished a history block on the Renaissance – a period brimming with excellent possibilities for learning through biographies. Our block began with the life story of Joan of Arc. The … Continue reading

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Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set

By SINDYA N. BHANOO When engaged in what looks like child’s play, preschoolers are actually behaving like scientists, according to a new report in the journal Science: forming hypotheses, running experiments, calculating probabilities and deciphering causal relationships about the world. … Continue reading

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Math Works

Second-grade teacher Aria Nevin worked with students on their math block during main lesson  on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Using different approaches from hand games and circle exercises to counting gems and drawing pictures,  students learn to solve math equations … Continue reading

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Shaping the Future

Anna Scalera leads her sixth grade class through main lesson on geometry Thursday, February 9, 2012. Students worked through geometric exercises using straight edges and compasses and measuring intersections and arcs to draw regular pentagons and star pentagrams.

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