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Reflections on Waldorf Education

“Before brain regions are mylenated [and nerves have the outer coating needed to transmit impulses], they do not operate efficiently. For this reason, trying to make children master academic skills for which they do not have the requisite maturation may result in mixed-up patterns of learning. I would contend that much of today’s academic failure […]

Retaining Childhood

Magic in Childhood

One of the most wonderful by products of organic learning is – magic. I am not speaking of bubbling laboratory test tubes or obtaining freshly plucked cat whiskers. What do I mean by magic? Magic is a positive force that draws one towards beautiful goals and unlocking the mysteries of this world. Magic is a […]

Wet Thanksgiving; Beautiful Discovery!

During my childhood, my family often went camping. We went on about five to eight camping trips, mostly within California, each year. Since we did not have a ton of extra money, when vacationing, we often camped. I remember touring northern California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southwest in this nomadic way; pitching our tent […]