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See Ourselves, Understand Each Other: Celebrating Día de los Muertos

Beginning with its pronunciation (pronounced DEE-a day loss MWER-toss), Señora Pasion brings stories and poems to each grade. Grades 1 to 3 hear about the excitement of a young girl helping her family with preparations for the upcoming festivities. Grades 4 and 5 use their Spanish Main Lesson books to write about why and how the day is celebrated.

Caramel Corn Clusters

Looking for a last-minute treat that works for Halloween and beyond? Then Epicurious Senior Food Editor and fellow Waldorfian Anna Stockwell (ow.ly/yxWG30mpICk) has you covered!

Dooling: Think before adding technology to classroom

Q: "Should your kindergartener be introduced to technology? What about your first-grader or second-grader? When is the right time to make use of technology in the classroom and in what classes should it be used?"​

Pepito the Clown-2:30pm

Z Smith, an alum of the WSB 8th grade Class of 1998, performs as Pepito the Clown, and is traveling to Baltimore to bring her latest show to our students. All families and friends of Z are welcome to attend this event in Tamarind Hall. No RSVP necessary.

Professional Eurythmy performance-1:15pm

WSB will host a professional Eurythmy troupe from Pennsylvania on November 2 for all our community to enjoy.

The 11am show is a 30 minute performance geared mainly for younger students, which includes the tale of "The Magic Tea Kettle".

The 1:15pm show is a 50 minute performance geared to older students, which includes the both haunting and dramatic story from Japan, "The Crescent Moon Bear" and some additional lighter pieces.

Help Kids Become Creators Instead Of Consumers

 

Waldorf education "eschews screens until they are no longer a limitation to children's learning and growth... foster the mastery of the tool rather than have children be subject to it." (Waldorf School of the Penninsula)

This approach ensures children fully understand the creative process, then using this information, build out an elegant solution for the future. http://ow.ly/vHJZ30mkNAD

MS Movie (G5-8)

The MS invites fifth grade to join them for lunch and a movie. Details to follow.

Making and Playing Bamboo Flutes at Cardiff Steiner School

Wow! We love this program modification from the Cardiff Steiner School in Wales, UK. What a wonderful way to deepen a child's love and appreciation for music. https://vimeo.com/295805040

Strangers in Our Homes: TV and Our Children's Minds

In preparation for tonight's Baltimore Speakers Series lecture with Harvard University Neuroscientist Lisa Genova, here is an insightful (if not sobering) read on the impact of television watching on early brain development. 

Q: "What’s wrong with using television as just entertainment?"