News Archives 2012 - 2013
Technology, brain development and other interesting articles from
2012 - 2013
The Touch-Screen Generation
What will it mean for their development?
Please take a ten minute break from your day to see this TEDx Talk that features Jack Petrash from the Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland, speaking about his 40 years of teaching:
The more views the presentation gets, the more likely it is to survive to be kept in the TED Talk archives. Thanks for your help! Warm greetings in the busy month of May, Patrice Maynard, AWSNA/Research Institute
Cursive Benefits Go Beyond Writing
Maine Growers Link Biodynamics, Organic
Your Phone vs. Your Heart
The digital age has changed what it means to "search"
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Mind over Machinery
Pediatricians say kids need recess during school
Take Two Hours of Pine Forest and Call me in the Morning
Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest
Yes Magazine, December 5, 2012
Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say
Is "secondhand" TV taking a toll on kids?
Waldorf Education featured in Forbes!
Forbes / Logistics & Transportation / 9/19/2012
Back to School
This article first appeared in the Huffington Post in September 2012. This is an edited version of that article
Why are American Kids so spoiled? Click on the link above to find out.
Grades 1, 2, 3 Lantern Walk:
Wed, Nov 19, 4:45 pm. Lantern Walk for Grades 1, 2, 3. 4:45 arrival to walk to the end of the field by 5 pm.
Thurs, Nov 20, 7 pm, Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport. The 7th grade class performs Pinocchio.
Fri, Nov 21, 10:30 am: Performance for the grades.
Designing Women Art & Craft:
Sat, Nov 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Merriconeag Waldorf School,
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
School is closed for Thanksgiving Break:
Mon, Nov 24 - Fri, Nov 28. School is closed for Thanksgiving break. Enjoy your holiday!
Tea & Play Session:
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents.
Fri, Dec 12, 9 - 10 am.
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share
a cup of tea with us and learn more about our
programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30.
For more info & to register: 207.865.3900,
Ext 163 or
Greater Freeport Community Chorus Winter Concert:
Sat, Dec 13, 7:30 pm,
Merriconeag's Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
The GFCC's "Gloria!" Winter Concert will feature Robert Ray's "Gospel Mass" with soloist Chas Lester and Franz Schubert's "Magnificat." Director Virgil Bozeman leads the 70 member chorus accompanied by pianist Kellie Moody. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $10 for adults with a per-family maximum of $25.