A Live Education! Workshop

Summer Seminar Schedule and Orientation

Wednesday, Jul 20 2011 - Sunday, Jul 24 2011

Dear Summer Seminar Guests,

The 2011 Live Education! Summer Seminar begins this Wednesday, and we are very excited about your participation! (If you haven't yet completed your payment for the seminar, please contact rainbow@live-education.com immediately.)

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.

Our first meeting is on Wednesday evening, July 20th, at 7 pm. Please plan to arrive 15-30 minutes early so we can assemble and begin on time. Child care will be provided for those who signed up.

Here is an estimated schedule for the seminar:

Wed 7/20
6:30 - 7:00 pm - Arrive for registration

7:00 pm - Welcome and opening presentation by Rainbow:
The Role of Arts in Human Development

8:00 - 8:30 pm - Review of the Seminar schedule followed by time for questions and requests.
Sign ups for optional afternoon personal mentoring sessions with Seminar faculty:
Daniel Bittleston - Curriculum and storytelling
Virginia Fish - Curriculum
Bruce Bischof - Arts
Michael Hall - Music
Melanie Hatch - Handwork
Mia Michael - Early Childhood, rituals, celebrations
David Darcy - Curriculum, math, and recorder
David-Michael Monasch - Movement and drama

Thurs 7/21 - Sat 7/23
8:30am - Singing with Michael Hall

9:00am - Morning Course
Thurs - The Neurology of Art, The Making of a Beautiful Mind with Virginia Fish
Fri - Moving Through Your Life, Making Your Life Sound with David-Michael Monasch
Sat - Art and Math: Enemies or Sisters? with David Darcy

10:30am - Community Snack: local, organic, vegetarian edibles with gluten-free alternatives by Talya's Kitchen

11:00am - Eurythmy led by David Michael Monasch

12 Noon - Drawing and Painting led by Bruce Bischof (Thurs, Fri)
Handwork led by Melanie Hatch (Sat)

1pm - Community Lunch

2:00 - 2:45 pm - Optional small group sessions with David Darcy
Movement & Math (Thu) and Recorder (Fri)

2 pm - 5 pm (no childcare provided)
One-on-one optional planning sessions with Live Education! Summer Seminar Faculty (Sign up on Wed evening.)


7 - 8:30 pm - The Inner Preparation of the Teacher and The Art of Thinking led by Daniel Bittleston and Rainbow Rosenbloom

Sun 7/24
8:30am - Singing with Michael Hall

9:00am - What if the Hokey Pokey is What it's all About? The Role of Creative Play in Education with Mia Michael

10:30am - Snack

11:00 am - Eurythmy

12 noon - Handwork with Melanie and Stories with Mia

1 pm - Lunch

2 pm - Children's Play

2:30 pm - Plenum with course leaders
Homeschool Challenges and Inspirations: How to Move Forward Recognizing our Capacity for Artistic Imagination

3:30 pm - Closing Farewell

Items to bring to the Seminar:
Layered clothing for warm days and cool, coastal nights.
Adults - colored pencils and a pencil sharpener
Children - sun hat and indoor slippers

Printed course materials, including the seminar schedule, 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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