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.
Designing Schools for Nature Connection & Community Involvement:
Tues, July 7, 7:00 - 8:30 pm,
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
$10/person suggested donation.
Join us for an evening of exploration with Matt Bibeau, Co-Director of the Institute of Permaculture Education for Children, into how we can support the transition towards providing children with abundant opportunities to connect and learn with nature.
This event is co-hosted by Merriconeag and The Resilience Hub of Portland Maine.
Circus Smirkus at Merriconeag:
Monday, August 3 & Tuesday, August 4, 1:00 & 6:00 pm,
Grade School Campus, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
THE BIG TOP TOUR IS COMING TO TOWN
with our own high school student, Sarah Norden,
as part of the amazing cast!
TICKETS ON SALE AT ROYAL RIVER NATURAL FOODS BEGINNING JUNE 10TH!