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8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

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While it is innate to Waldorf education to allow students to develop their sense of imagination, others find that, “In America the imagination is generally looked on as something that might be useful when the TV is out of order.” This article from "Mindshift" discusses why imagination is vital to both individuals and society.

What If High School Were More Like Kindergarten?

This article from The Atlantic looks at education vs. learning and finds that "...companies have begun to recognize that traditional education does not always equate to success in the business world" and, "According to a Gallup poll of high-school students, the No. 1 measure of college success is a sense of hope for the future."

The Foundation of Reading

"Just as a...child will learn to walk without our teaching her, and just as a child miraculously learns to speak her native language..., so will a child naturally learn to read when she has a positive relationship with the spoken and written word..."

Developing Creative, Critical Thinkers

We integrate the arts with academic depth and rigor in an environment that helps foster the individual nature of our students.  Students are provided with the opportunity to take risks, think imaginatively, and embrace new opportunities with initiative, creativity, and resilience.  Graduates emerge with a strong sense of purpose, the ability to solve complex problems and the courage to meet the world.  Learn more here.
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