Faculty Post: Grade 6 DEI Curriculum Insight by Aaron Doyle This month in Grade 6, we have been studying Africa and the Americas. I hope to share not only some of the content we covered, but also the considerations and constraints I considered and what informed the direction of this block. In Grade 6, geography […]
This year, the graduating class of 2020 was unable to deliver their presentations in person. Instead, they offer you the next best thing: video presentations. Please help us congratulate these scholars on their hard work! Drake Ambagis: Blacksmithing Video: Drake Research Paper: Drake Jaiden Gassen: Cooking Video: Jaiden Research Paper: Jaiden Ben Hurwitz: Magic Video: […]
Please join us in welcoming our new faculty members … Aaron Doyle, Grades Teacher (class of 2023) Mr. Doyle will be taking over for Mr. Keeney (the incoming Pedagogical Director) to lead the class of 2023 on their journey from Grade 5 through 8. Aaron originally hails from Oregon, and has a BFA in […]
Interview seven of our TWS25/Waldorf 100 anniversary series is with TWS Movement Education teacher Heidi Johnson. Heidi started the Movement Education program at TWS 19 years ago, and in this interview she shares her perspective on the importance of movement, believing in her students, and meeting them where they are.
This school year (2018-2019), TWS celebrates its 25th anniversary; on September 19, 2019, Waldorf Education celebrates its 100th anniversary. To honor both, we will be sharing memories, lessons, and inspiration from our past and present community members, as we consider our future both as a school and as an educational movement. Our first interview is […]
By Linda Braun, Pedagogical Director On October 10th, Grade 7 teacher Irene Richardson and I flew to Cancun and made our way down to the Playa del Carmen area for our fall regional delegates meeting. Our meetings and adventures ran through Saturday the 13th, and we traveled back to Tucson very early the next day. […]
Many thanks to our Waldorf colleagues at the Essentials in Education Blog for this post, which illuminates one of the great challenges in how we evaluate the success of our children’s education these days. What a child experiences as they move through their day often has a more lasting impact than the content they are […]
This award-winning documentary of one father’s desperate search for a way to help a generation of children reconnect with nature takes many twists and turns. The film opens with a scene where David Bond experiences quite a battle with his young children who are not interested in leaving their captivating screens to go outside to […]