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The bees are here!

Post by Bill Wrinn, guest blogger Last Monday evening saw the arrival of over 5,000 honey bees to the new CAWS bee sanctuary at Moraine Farm. Currently located in the far fields behind the main barn, the new hive is … Continue reading

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Presenting the 8th Grade

Eighth grade presented their projects, ranging from learning to fly a plane to immersion in Shakespearean acting.  

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Up a Tree

Q:  Why do children at CAWS climb so many trees? A:  Because someday they might grow up to be Waldorf teachers and those skills will come in handy.  After watching failed attempts at dislodging a glove stuck in a tree, … Continue reading

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Rising Teacher

School Administrator Susan White, left, introduces next year’s first-grade parents to their children’s new teacher, Sabrina Babcock.  As the current eighth-grade teacher, Mrs. Babcock looks forward to bringing her students to graduation, then embracing the first-grade class in the fall. … Continue reading

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Have a Heart

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Fireside Chat

Cape Ann Waldorf School had its first of three “Fireside Chats” on Friday, January 13th. It was a great start getting the conversation going on how to help the school grow and improve.  This is part of the strategic planning … Continue reading

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New from The Alliance for Childhood

The Crisis in Early Education: A Research-Based Case for More Play and Less Pressure by Joan Almon and Edward Miller This four-page article succinctly makes the case for play-based education. The crisis in early education in the U.S. continues unabated. … Continue reading

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Students Learn Unplugged At Los Altos School « CBS San Francisco

Check out this nice CBS news piece on the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, the school featured in the New York Times. Students Learn Unplugged At Los Altos School « CBS San Francisco.

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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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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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