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Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age

Sherry Turkle: ‘I am not anti-technology, I am pro-conversation’ Sherry Turkle interviewed by Tim Adams, theguardian.com For nearly 30 years now, Sherry Turkle, professor of social psychology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been exploring the effects of digital worlds on human behaviour. Her books, Life on the Screen, The Second Self and Alone Together, […]

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Refer-a-Friend Program

Receive up to $500 in tuition credits! Nevada Sage Waldorf School’s Refer-a-Friend Program is offering current families a $500 credit for each new, successfully enrolled, full-time family they bring to the school or $250 for each new, successfully enrolled, part-time family. Families can receive credits up to their total annual tuition bill and next year’s […]

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The Spiraling Waldorf Curriculum

The Spiraling Waldorf Curriculum by Nicole Fields, Sacramento Waldorf School Teacher Here’s a wonderful video that breaks down the Waldorf curriculum presented by Waldorf teacher, Nicole Fields from Sacramento Waldorf School. Synopsis “Rudolf Steiner designed the curriculum not to be a linear experience for the student, instead he designed it as a spiral in which […]

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The Snow

The Snow Poem by F. Ann Elliot The snow, in bitter cold, Fell all the night; And we awoke to see The garden white. And still the silvery flakes go whirling by, White feathers fluttering  From a grey sky. Beyond the gate, soft feet in silence go, Beyond the frosted pane White shines the snow.

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Winter Assembly 2016

Winter Assembly 2016 Full of Waldorf Wonders Nevada Sage Waldorf School presented their Winter Assembly on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Grades 1-5 performed music, poems and short plays from our Spanish, German, and Music programs, with the first Strings performance by Grades 4/5.

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Waldorf Conference Inspires EC Teachers

Waldorf Conference Inspires EC Teachers by Jennifer Shipley – NSWS Kindergarten Teacher | Pinyon Pine Every year Rudolf Steiner College hosts a gathering for Early Childhood Waldorf educators. Hundreds of teachers from around the country attend and discuss education, share ideas, and return to their schools renewed and inspired. This year several of our early childhood […]

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Composting as a Community

by Soma Miller, NSWS Grades Biodynamic Teacher Although old King Winter’s icy touch can certainly be felt in our school garden the grades children have been busy in the yard. In gardening, we are focusing on creating a healthy biodynamic compost pile which can be likened to a living being. Last week Grades 3-5 prepared our […]

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Grades Biodynamics in the News

Edible Reno-Tahoe magazine came to our school earlier this fall to visit our biodynamic garden. We are thrilled to share the article and photos that were published in Edible’s Winter 2016 issue. Here’s a brief excerpt from the article and be sure to click the link below to read the full article. EARTH’S MEDICINE Biodynamic practices […]

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