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What Works: the Waldorf Approach to Nature Studies

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April 13, 2016

Schools that move beyond the classroom walls and engage children in the natural world report significant student gains in academic performance and social development. Join Michel Anderson (Ecoliteracy Coordinator) at the Waldorf School of Baltimore (WSB) on Wednesday, April 13 @ 7pm or Friday, April 22 @ 8:30am to learn more about the Waldorf commitment to immersing children in the natural world. Michel Anderson is a world traveler, photographer, green builder, honeybee steward, permaculturist, and the Waldorf School of Baltimore’s Ecoliteracy & Sustainability Coordinator. Since October 2012, his focus has been to refine the sustainable practices of the school, and to infuse the emerging philosophy of ecoliteracy into the Waldorf program. Michel teaches Nature Study classes to 1st – 5th grade students, directs the school's Forest Aftercare program, and works with the Student Council on community outreach. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Sustainability & Nature-based Education at Antioch University New England.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Free
  • Kid-friendly
  • Nature & Outdoor
  • Special Events
General Information
  • Family-friendly
  • Free Admission
Neighborhood
  • Outer Baltimore

Contact

Waldorf School of Baltimore
4801 Tamarind Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
Directions
Phone:
410-367-6808
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