Category Archives: waldorf

Living Thinking in Teaching and Farming

There is a connection between how we teach in a Waldorf school and how a biodynamic farmer farms her land. It can characterized by the phrase, “living thinking.” Let me explain. When a child comes to the world, they arrive … Continue reading

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The Age of Individuality

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea “When did everybody start needing their own bottle of water?” exclaimed George Carlin, beginning one of his famous rants on how individualistic our society had become. Amidst an ocean of roaring laughter, he rattled off … Continue reading

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The Twilight of the Gods

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea In ancient times, human beings instinctively knew the gods and all the beings of the spiritual world. We communed with nature spirits, angels, and other higher beings. We saw the earth mother as a living … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea I had the unique experience this morning of learning to read the ancient Greek alphabet. Having been given a passage from the Odyssey by my speech teacher in March – the first several stanzas  transliterated … Continue reading

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The Preservation of Childhood

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea The goal of education should be the preservation of childhood. This is vital to preserve their imaginations and their hearts, as well as to build the capability of their bodies and senses as they grow … Continue reading

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