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  • Five Things Every Waldorf Homeschooler Should Stop and Consider…

    Posted by Kelly

    By Donna Simmons I think there must be times in every homeschooler’s life when she (or he) wishes that she could just put the children on the couch and freeze them there for a year or two while she catches…

  • Teaching Parzival in 11th Grade

    Posted by Kelly

    By Barbara Benson In a Waldorf school, Wolfram Von Eschenbach’s  Parzival  is taught in the 11th grade English Literature class. It dovetails nicely with the history classes for 11th graders which cover Rome, Medieval and Renaissance history. In my own…

  • The Goal of Waldorf Education

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    Greetings All, One of the most important and attractive elements of the Waldorf curriculum is the way children are led through an exploration of subject matter in an ever-deepening way. In accordance with her stage of development , the child experiences…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 6: Lent

    Posted by Amy

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Lent We are entering the springtime of the soul, and yet something holds us back. What is this…

  • Physics – The Science Curriculum for the Middle Grades Begins

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    By Donna Simmons One of the reasons why it has taken me so, so long to write middle grades science resources is because I have had to work really hard to understand science in a living way and not merely…

  • Why do Calligraphy?

    Posted by Christopherus

    by Barbara Benson Sometime early in my homeschooling, a Waldorf resource mentioned doing calligraphy in 6th and continuing through 8th as both an art form and a lovely embellishment for main lesson books, particularly in history. Over the years, I…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 5: Candlemas

    Posted by Amy

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Candlemas Candlemas brings us to a point within the festival cycle at which we step into the role…

  • A Book Journey-Chapter 4: Epiphany

    Posted by Amy

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Epiphany We are filled with the light. It is time to shine! I began reading this chapter and…

  • Bean Bag Games for Grades 1-3

    Posted by Christopherus

    by Barbara Benson Many years ago, I attended a Waldorf conference for homeschoolers hosted by Rahima Baldwin. One of the presenters was discussing circle time games for early elementary grades. The games that really resonated with me were the bean…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 3: Christmas

    Posted by Amy

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Christmas We are all on common ground. We have all been born into this world. Our souls have…

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