Resources, Articles & Information


Depth and Meaning in education

The Seven Gateways: A child’s yearning for deep connection and relational learning

Ensouling our schools: A book about holistic education that values the spiritual and emotional dimensions of learning

Education as a Living Art- This beautiful video explains how Living Education is essential to all humans as we rise to meet the greatest need of our time….our need for ensouled participation in Earth’s diverse community of life.

 

Media Wisdoms

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Mind Over Machinery- A great article on balancing technology, appropriate use, and child development, etc

Media Mindfullness: A video about media, presented in the context Waldorf education

The Dark Consensus About Screens: New York Times Article

Young People Online: 21st century life, the digital world and sensory integration


Early Childhood and Nature

The Gift of Nature: Reflections of a Forest Kindergarten Parent

The Campaign for Commercial Free Childhood: A non profit organization dedicated to gathering research and information about commercialism’s effect on children

Why Nature Matters: Article in Washington Post, set in Asheville!

Robin Hood Forest Kindergarten: A beautiful and informative video from NY Times Magazine

Kids Gone Wild: Video on Forest Kindergartens in Denmark

Waldorf Forest Kindergarten in Florida: Video


ADOLEScence

Education’s Role in Curbing Teen Anxiety: The effects of media culture and outmoded educational models

Rites of Passage: An article by Rachael Kessler on the 3 cycles of emotional/spiritual learning in adolescence, and how rites of passage for each transition are essential

Adolescent Education: Bringing the Will into Thinking