A Live Education! Workshop

Summer Seminar Schedule and Orientation

Wednesday, Jul 15 2009 - Sunday, Jul 19 2009
The first Live Education! annual Summer Seminar begins in one week; we are very excited about your participation . . .

Though you have seen the basic "plan", we want to provide more details now so you can be prepared.

All classes will be held about 15 minutes from downtown Santa Cruz at the Santa Cruz Waldorf School, 2190 Empire Grade, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Here is a link to the Google map where you can enter your starting address to get directions:

The following is an estimated schedule for the Seminar:

Wed 7/15
7pm - Welcome and opening presentation by Rainbow: Homeschooling in the Waldorf Movement - Issues, Challenges, and Inspirations. We will also go over the schedule for the Seminar and field questions and requests.

Thurs 7/16 - Sat 7/18
8:30am - Singing with Michael Hall

9:00am - Morning Course
Thurs - Unraveling the Mystery of Character, a presentation on the temperaments in Waldorf Education, by David-Michael Monasch
Fri - The Evolution of Consciousness Through the Humanities in Waldorf Education, with Bruce Bischof
Sat - Honoring the Divine, Creating Wonder and Reverence in the Life of the Young Child, with Mia Michael

10:30am - Snack, delectable, local, organic edibles prepared by culinary artiste, Noelle

11:00am - Dancing in the Stars, a course in eurythmy, led by David Michael Monasch

Noon - Hands at Work, a course in handwork with Melanie Hatch (Thurs, Fri)
Drawing with Crayons/Pencils with Bruce Bischof (Sat)

1pm - Community Lunch

2 pm - 4 pm (no childcare provided) - Individual tutoring/planning sessions for Math, Recorder, Form Drawing, Arts, Handwork, and organizing for next year.

7 - 8:30 pm - The Spiritual Foundation of Waldorf Education, with Daniel Bittleston
Thurs - An Overview of Rudolf Steiner's Vision of the Human Being and its Relevance for Education (Spirit)
Fri - The Joy of Thinking, Educating the Soul in the 21st Century (Soul) ~~Happy Birthday Daniel!~~
Sat - Learning to Breathe, Meeting Your Body (Body)

Sun 7/19
8:30am - Singing with Michael Hall

9:00am - Rhythms, Celebrations, and Rituals with Mia Michael and Anna Rainville

10:30am - Snack

11:00 am - Eurythmy

Noon - Circle Work and Singing Games with Anna

1 pm - Lunch

2pm - Shushing the Intuition, How to Break Free from Impending Doom, with Daniel and Rainbow

3pm - Panel discussion with course leaders

4pm - Closing Farewell

Items to bring to the seminar:
Adults - colored pencils and a pencil sharpener
Children - sun hat and indoor slippers

Printed course materials along with information about dining and entertainment in the Santa Cruz area will be provided upon your arrival.

We look forward to sharing this time with you!

All the best,
Everyone at Live Education!

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