Discovering Waldorf :: What is a Waldorf School?

What is Waldorf Education - Discovering Waldorf - www.theMagicOnions.com

Please visit the Maple Village School’s blog to watch a super video profile on Waldorf education, featuring students from early childhood through high school, as well as teachers, parents, prospective parents, and Waldorf-educated college students and adults…What is a Steiner (Waldorf ) School? To read the other interesting Waldorf articles, please visit my Discovering Waldorf […]

Discovering Waldorf – ‘A Comparison: Waldorf and Montessori’

A comparison between WALDORF and MONTESSORI Philosophies on Discovering Waldorf Education with The Magic Onions

I am often asked about the differences between Waldorf education and Montessori education. Many mistakenly think of them as having the same basic philosophies. While they have a few similarities, the two are very different indeed. Here is an article that explores the similarities and differences wonderfully, a great comparison between Waldorf and Montessori education. […]

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf and Reading’

Reading Readiness in a Waldorf School. Why is it Grade 2? On Discovering Waldorf with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf is a weekly series of articles written by ‘everyday’ Waldorf families. The contributors to this series share their ‘real-life’ insights and inspirations on all kinds of Waldorf topics. This series is not meant to be Waldorf philosophy in its purest form, but rather a snapshot of how we can all incorporate Waldorf ideas […]

Discovering Waldorf – Learning To Read The Waldorf Way

Learning to read the WALDORF way with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf is a weekly series of articles written by ‘everyday’ Waldorf families. The contributors to this series share their ‘real-life’ insights and inspirations on all kinds of Waldorf topics. This series is not meant to be Waldorf philosophy in its purest form, but rather a snapshot of how we can all incorporate Waldorf ideas […]

Discovering Waldorf – ‘The Morning Rhythm’

Nicole, from Frontier Dreams, was kind enough to share her families daily rhythm with us a while back. Today, she is back to revisit their morning rhythm… Welcome, Nicole. : : :    Good Morning Dear Earth       Good morning dear earth Good morning dear sun Good morning dear flowers and fairies, every […]

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Healthy Boundries for Children’

Setting boundrays in Waldorf Education on The Magic Onoins Blog

“Fences and Walls, and Great Big Falls!”- Contemplations on creating healthy boundaries for children. By Amber Greene.  www.mamamoontime.com Have you ever watched as your children spend a lifetime (or maybe half an hour?) building up the most incredible of structures only to knock it down with gusto within minutes?  Working in my kindergarten, this kind […]

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf from a Neuroscientific Perspective’

Why Waldorf Educations works from the perspective of Neuroscience from Dr Reggie Melors on The Magic Onions Blog

Last year, I attended a lecture given by Dr Reggie Melrose. The topic of the lecture was on brain development and, specifically, how cutting-edge neuroscience supports Waldorf theories. She was utterly fascinating and her insight into the developing brain was truly enlightening. I couldn’t believe our luck when she agreed to share her expertise with […]