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Forum: Waldorf   03-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
I am a real fan of Waldorf but...I would pull my...

I am a real fan of Waldorf but...I would pull my child if I was experiencing what you seem to be and the school was unresponsive. I know of a number of situations where parents did this for a time...
Forum: Waldorf   02-26-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
Wow...what a great question. It's so general,...

Wow...what a great question. It's so general, though --  I find myself wondering what research you are particularly thinking of, and how you think the education should change to accommodate this?
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Forum: Waldorf   11-22-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
I agree with knittygritty on all these points....

I agree with knittygritty on all these points. There are certainly major differences in schools and their communities. The private schools are naturally limited socio-economically, but it sounds...
Forum: Waldorf   11-04-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
There is no anthroposophical dogma about...

There is no anthroposophical dogma about weaning, bed-sharing, or anything else...just a bunch of people expressing their views. I've noticed that many anthroposophical doctors suggest weaning...
Forum: Waldorf   10-27-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
It varies from school to school...our school...

It varies from school to school...our school went through a period of mixing festivals from various traditions. Now we've just transitioned away from this and are avoiding referring to any festivals...
Forum: Waldorf   10-08-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
I'd like to share a few stories of Waldorf...

I'd like to share a few stories of Waldorf alumni I have personally run into over the years who were critical of their education at various stages:
-- An alumna of our Waldorf school wanted to be...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-17-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,846
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
These are good suggestions. If she has no...

These are good suggestions. If she has no learning issues, she will very rapidly pick up reading and arithmetic with you; after all, she has been exposed to quite a lot at school, whatever teaching...
Forum: Waldorf   09-10-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
About 2 years ago I heard a radio report about...

About 2 years ago I heard a radio report about an Australian study comparing science achievement in Waldorf and non-Waldorf schools. The author, who was doing this for his masters degree I think,...
Forum: Waldorf   08-13-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,904
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
Speaking of Waldorf schools adapting to...

Speaking of Waldorf schools adapting to circumstances (or not): Here is a YouTube video of a Waldorf school in Sierra Leone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAuHQWf-PTU) (and here is Part II...
Forum: Waldorf   05-11-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,835
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
It just shows how individual Waldorf schools...

It just shows how individual Waldorf schools are. Ours also has a large Muslim population and lots of other cultures represented - my son's class has about 10 different native languages spoken at...
Forum: Waldorf   05-11-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,966
Posted By Hope-Faith-Charity
You all are really on target. Just because the...

You all are really on target. Just because the schools don't teach reading until the children are 6-7 doesn't mean that we parents can't respond to our child's expressed needs!

My own children...
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