Category: Education Strategies

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We live in a fast-forward world. We’re stressed out, maxed out and exhausted. Michael talks to Carl HonorĂ©, author of the “The Slow Fix” about how to embrace our inner tortoise without rejecting our inner hare.

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In this very quick video Torin Finser, PhD and John Bloom discuss why Waldorf education waits to teach literacy until children are developmentally ready.

John Bloom is Senior Director at RSF Social Finance and a Waldorf parent. Torin Finser, PhD is the Chair of the Department of Education, Antioch University New England and the General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America.

Reading

The ability to read opens up a door to a whole other world for children and by reading to your child you are giving them a window into that world.…

Reading

….and why it fails kids. What it comes down to is that reading a language like English, Spanish or German as though the words were pictures doesn’t give children all…

Reading

In this TED Talk journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world’s emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there’s a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.

In his book In Praise of Slowness, Carl HonorĂ© dissects our speed-obsessed society and celebrates those who have gotten in touch with their “inner tortoise.”

Child Development Education Strategies Play