Less than two months ago, the education system here in the US was thrown into disarray. School districts and teachers scrambled to conduct online learning, and many of the previously “hot” issues, such as technology in the classroom and how to best serve students with learning differences, came to the fore, demanding to be addressed. [...]
In these challenging times of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are forced to come to new and different ways of teaching and meeting the needs of their students and the families they serve. For most of us, this is a very difficult task, as we are bound by what the schools are telling us we must [...]
Early Literacy Learning in Waldorf Education: How Reading, Writing, Literature, and Languages is Taught in a Waldorf Education (Originally posted at https://blog.waldorfmoraine.org/2019/07/early-literacy-learning-in-waldorf-education/ ) By Dianne McGaunn and Kat Marsh The Waldorf approach to literacy is unique in two very important ways. First, Waldorf education builds a foundation for literacy learning through attention to the physical [...]
One area of great interest for me is digital literacy and responsible digital citizenship, as well as ethics in technology. With backgrounds in technology and teaching, I am researching this extensively, am part of several like-minded professional groups, and will be sharing more on this soon. Stay tuned!
...For even the wisest can learn incalculably much from children. - Rudolf Steiner It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them. - Leo F. Buscaglia If I had influence with the good fairy…I should ask that [...]