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  • Earth Science – A Preview

    Posted by Kelly

      by Donna Simmons The following are a few excerpts from the Teacher’s Guide to the earth science component of our Christopherus Science Course for Students 12 – 14. Earth Science will be available for purchase in the Fall, and…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 10: St. John’s Tide

    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 “We stand at a still point, at the solstice, at this midpoint of the year. The entire past…

  • The Christopherus Geography Curriculum

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    by Donna Simmons   From one point of view, you could say that a study of geography is the heart of the Waldorf curriculum—it is the discipline that connects and enlivens much of the rest of the curriculum. History, science…

  • Christopherus’ Middle Grade Science Curriculum — Coming this fall…

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    By Donna Simmons I am now in full spate, joyfully writing several science publications for the middle grades. I am very excited about all of this—I had wanted to create science publications for a long time but it seems that…

  • Art and Crafts as a Foundation to the Healing of the Human Being

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    An excerpt from our Second Grade Syllabus new second edition by Donna Simmons.    He who works with his hands is a laborer; He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman; He who works with his…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 8 & 9: Ascension and Whitsun

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Amy McGehee-Lee has been thoughtfully working her way through Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the…

  • Second Grade Syllabus – newly updated & expanded!

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    Preorder begins on May 14th By Donna Simmons After 9 years, it was time to freshen up and rewrite parts of our second grade syllabus. While continuing to feel happy about the lessons themselves, the flow of the year, and…

  • A Book Journey – Chapter 7: Easter

    Posted by Christopherus

    A monthly book study by Amy McGehee-Lee Festivals of the Year: A Workbook for Re-enlivening the Christian Festive Cycle by Roger Druitt Easter At this time of year, in the northern hemisphere, everything exudes the transformative power of the resurrection….

  • The Tyranny of the Main Lesson Book

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    by Donna Simmons One characteristic of Waldorf education is its focus on the creation of main lesson books throughout all 12 grades. Every day, in every grade, during the first 2 hours of the morning, each class is focused on…

  • Five Things Every Waldorf Homeschooler Should Stop and Consider…

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    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…

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