Seventh Grade China Projects & the Waldorf Approach to Studying History: A Conversation with Seventh-Grade Teacher Mia Fioravanti

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: history, Middle School, News, Pedagogy/Educational Methods and Philosophies- Jun 06, 2018 Comments Off on Seventh Grade China Projects & the Waldorf Approach to Studying History: A Conversation with Seventh-Grade Teacher Mia Fioravanti

The Study of History in Waldorf Middle School We recently sat down with Bright Water Waldorf School seventh-grade teacher Mia Fioravanti to talk about the class’ China projects, which lined the wall opposite the seventh-grade classroom. The large poster-board presentations covered an array of topics: China’s climate, history, art and more, as you can see […]

Grade Eight Service Projects

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: Middle School, News, Outreach, Student Work/Class Projects- May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Grade Eight Service Projects

Every year the BWWS Eighth Grade graduating class presents their service project work. Each student spent time with a local organization of their choice and then details their work in a live presentation to the BWWS community and through the displays pictured here. Peruse these images to share in this culminating aspect of our Eighth […]

Eurythmy Program: See What I Say, Feel What You Learn

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: Child Development, Community Spotlights, Early Grades, Extracurriculars, Middle School, News, Pedagogy/Educational Methods and Philosophies- Feb 25, 2017 Comments Off on Eurythmy Program: See What I Say, Feel What You Learn

by Bright Water Eurthmy Teacher Melissa McCall Eurythmy plays an essential role in Waldorf education, and here at Bright Water, the Eurythmy program has grown steadily along with our school. There are Eurythmy classes for the kindergartens and all the grades, the opportunity for our community to attend professional performances, the fifth grade “Eurythmy jam,” […]

Fourth Grade Norse Mythology: Gods & Vikings & Ships

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: Child Development, Middle School, News, Student Work/Class Projects- Feb 12, 2017 Comments Off on Fourth Grade Norse Mythology: Gods & Vikings & Ships

  Fourth graders immerse themselves in a rousing study of Norse Mythology. These timeless stories of powerful yet fallible gods offer plenty of adventure, pathos and humor. The slideshow features artwork by the fourth grade that depicts the thunder god Thor disguised as the blushing bride Freya—a ruse he must engage in to recover his […]