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Class 10 Ancient Cultures

Class 10 Ancient Cultures

Each day began with raising the sun as the morning verse – week 1 Hymn to Ra, Week 2 an Incan prayer to the sun. The emphasis of week 1 was to discover how we know about ancient cultures. We worked with a wide range of ancient literary and non-literary sources, discovering that we only […]

For creativity, capability and resilience, Steiner schools work

Author Tao Bak Educational Developer at Victoria University The arty Steiner schools are expanding all over the world, but are they as effective as regular schools? Flickr/storebukkebrose, CC BY-SA Steiner education is a popular choice of alternative schooling in Australia, with more than 40 schools country-wide. Along with other alternatives to mainstream schooling, Australia seems […]

Scientists Say Child’s Play Helps Build A Better Brain

Scientists Say Child’s Play Helps Build A Better Brain August 06, 2014 3:43 AM ET Deion Jefferson, 10, and Samuel Jefferson, 7, take turns climbing and jumping off a stack of old tires at the Berkeley Adventure Playground in California. The playground is a half-acre park with a junkyard feel where kids are encouraged to […]

Making art tied to fewer cognitive problems in old age – alternative education

  Making Art Tied to Fewer Cognitive Problems in Old Age A Mayo Clinic study finds decades spent on creative work pay off. Tom Jacobs Apr 9, 2015 (Photo: Tjasa Car/Shutterstock) Are you concerned about developing thinking and memory problems in old age? Research suggests there are ways to increase the odds you will stay […]

Happy Mother’s Day! The Weekly Review writes about Rae Hart, Sophia Mundi’s Eurythmy Teacher

Rae Hart Mum of international models Jessica & Ashley Hart Rae, Jessica and Ashley. Photo: Hart family Rae Hart clearly remembers the moment a few years ago when she realised how far her oldest daughter, Jessica, had come in her modelling career. Rae was on her way to a conference in Switzerland and stepped off […]

A Comparison of Waldorf/Steiner and Mainstream Education

Below is concise and easy to read table of comparisons between Steiner and mainstream education. The words and the table below are taken From The Waldorf School of Philadelphia’s website and originally from the Spring Garden Waldorf. When parents are researching private schools, the myriad of options and different educational philosophies can sometimes be overwhelming. […]

Preparing for Life with Steiner Education – New York Times

Published on Dec 6, 2013 The New York Times sparked national media coverage with its front page story on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education. This film picks up where that story left off. “Preparing for Life” takes viewers inside the Waldorf School of the Peninsula where the focus is on developing […]

High School Outdoor Education – Independant schools approach

High school Outdoor Education The High School Outdoor program consists of journey based camps. We encourage a sense of connection and we often revisit locations they have been before. It is important in the High school to reconnect with their younger years and see a place in a new light. Our program is unique as […]