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Written by Carrie Riley, Head of Early Childhood at Trinus   I will like to share information on Waldorf philosophy and ways we can reinforce the rhythms at home.   Rhythm Rhythm- is structure, it is what brings order out of chaos and we all know how chaotic life can be with young children.  When … Leer más

Written by Cassandra Escobar, Trinus co-founder   In Class 6 our students learn business economics and then put these skills into practice by starting and running their own business!  It is an amazing way to teach our students about how our society functions.  It is also an opportunity for them to learn that when we … Leer más

down syndrome in guatemala

Written by Rocio Colina, President of 502 Down Syndrome   In Guatemala, we lack options of schools with inclusive education. There are only a few schools that are open to inclusion, even though education is a human right of every child, regardless of his or her capacities.   In some cases schools are willing to … Leer más

bilingual child

Reading time: 4 minutes Author Bio: Cristin Howard runs Smart Parent Advice, a site that provides parenting advice for moms and dads. Cristin writes about all of the different ups and downs of parenting, provides solutions to common challenges, and reviews products that parents need to purchase.   It can be challenging to help your … Leer más

Children singing

By Amanda Jones, Trinus Educator The long contended phrase goes that “Music makes you smarter.” Is this true to some degree? Is it true at all? It’s more easy to believe this about some types of music more than other types of music.  This is evidenced by the popularity of playing certain classical music for … Leer más

rewarding children with candy

by Carrie Riley, Head of Early Childhood in Trinus Reading time: 5 minutes   There comes a time in every parents or educator´s day experience and routine were we have a golden opportunity to encourage the right kind of behavior we strive for in our homes or class. There are many  daily examples. Your child … Leer más

Highschool

Excerpted from Understanding Waldorf Education: Teaching from the Inside Out by Jack Petrash written by the Waldorf School of Orange County Reading time: 12 minutes   “After all, the function of education is to turn out an integrated individual who is capable of dealing with life…” –J. Krishnamurti   Good Habits of Mind   In … Leer más

Guatemala bandera

Escrito por  Gabriela de Erichsen, Mamá y socia de Trinus  Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos   Queridos amigos guatemaltecos,  Septiembre es el mes en que Guatemala se viste de azul y blanco, colores que representan nuestra bandera, la camiseta que nos identifica como chapines, nuestro orgullo. Mes donde recordamos los textiles coloridos que forman parte … Leer más

Adversity

Written by Gabriela de Erichsen, Trinus Mom and Partner 6 minute read   Since March, Guatemala and the whole world has been facing an uncertain situation through this pandemia.  This situation has affected not only the economical area but also the emotional wellbeing of all humankind. It is very important for us parents to be … Leer más

Written by Cristin Howard from Smart Parents Advice Children get bored easily, and keeping them entertained can be hard work. Great games for kids can spike up a birthday party with friends. In a family setting, they can also create special moments and fantastic memories for years to come. Regardless of your child’s age, you … Leer más

By Carrie Riley, Trinus Head of Early Childhood Reading time: 4 minutes We will provide you with instructions on how to create a shadow puppet theatre. Get ready to create something magical for your children!   Picture from LAMPA Materials Shoe Box, Cereal Box or other Large Cardboard Box of a similar shape. Exacto knife A Large Rectangle of Parchment Paper, Waxed Paper, Tracing Paper or Plain White Paper. Corresponding in size to the length and width of your box]. Duct tape Large Flash Light     If you are using a shoebox, discard the lid and skip to the * 1) Remove the entire length and width of the backside of your box with an exacto knife. … Leer más

Written by Miss Petersen, Main Grades Educador in Trinus As a Waldorf educator, if someone had said to me back in February 2020 that I would be finishing the current academic year and BEGINNING the following year with online distance learning- I would have immediately dismissed that as absolutely ridiculous. Yet here we are…. Ready … Leer más

Reading time: 3 minutes In Trinus our children learn the multiplication tables by moving and clapping, by stepping in a rhythmical way. We integrate music in all the subjects, it is not treated as a separate subject. This benefits all children but particularly children with dyslexia. In the following article written by Sarah Knapton, she … Leer más

importance of knitting

Written by Julie Moon, Trinus educator As Ingun Schneider remarks in her article “Supporting the development of the hand,” many children today are using their hands almost exclusively to manipulate electronic devices such as computer mouse, and are increasingly unable to hold a pen/pencil with any confidence or skill. Traditional craft skills such as knitting, … Leer más

adding fractions

If you teach your child the math concepts with things they are familiar with it will be easier for them to understand it. We want to provide you with a story to tell your child and to make it live together. All you will need is two empty jars, a Sharpe and beans. Ready? Martin … Leer más

fraction

How do you introduce your children to fractions? To do so, we will begin with a story. Please grab an apple, a knife, and tell your children the following story. Ask him/her to cut the apple as the story evolves. Helpful tip, I encourage you to change the names of the children in the story … Leer más

We know the importance of having a daily rhythm especially in this circumstance that we need to stay at home. Today is the day you will get your daily rhythm created and mapped out! We are going to help you. We are sharing with you this article that you will find great ideas and tips … Leer más

Read time: 4 minutes The word discrimination itself contains a lot of controversy in itself. As it is quite difficult for adults to digest it happening/ facing, it is far harder for sensitive children to understand it. Children already feel themselves a victim of minor discrimination according to the consequences they face among their siblings, … Leer más

This is a great list of stories to tell your children!  You may think that some stories in this list can be scary for your children, but remember, as Miss Marcie says in her article about the importance of storytelling , “What is important to know is that a child will only imagine a picture in his … Leer más

Stories live in us, they become us. When we think about our favorite books as children there is a part of us that wants to both claim that story as our favorite and share it with others. The stories that we hold so dear and carry within us also shape us. It could be as … Leer más

  Written by Rae Jacobson from Child Mind   When you’re a parent, self-care often slips to the bottom of the list. But taking care of yourself isn’t a luxury. It’s essential. And during this difficult time, when children are home and stress is running high, it’s more important than ever. Here are five tips … Leer más

four processes

Math has a quality and quantity part. For math to come alive, it is important that the children understand the quality of the four different processes of math first and then we can introduce the quality side. The following story is one way to introduce them to the different quality of each process.   Deep, … Leer más

Our objective with reading should not be only for them to learn how to read but to LOVE reading. So they become life long learners.  Before we go into reading, it is important to know how human beings started to write. Hans Tholken, who taught in Trinus, makes us go back in time and says … Leer más

You will need: Wooden circle Nails or tacks Hammer Pencil Marker Yarn   Draw a circle with a pencil. The easiest way is to make a mark with a marker at 12 and 6 o´clock. Place four marks evenly in the two halves. Then number the marks starting at 0 at the 12 o´clock mark … Leer más

love and logic

  What is the role of adults in the lives of children?  Many times we wonder about this. How are we disciplining them when they do not make the right choice?  Here are some tips suggested by “Love and Logic Institute” an entity created during the early 1980s to research the area of discipline and … Leer más

Creative when bored

“¿Qué haremos con los niños todo este tiempo en casa? ¿Cómo podré cumplir con las tareas de la casa, instituciones educativas y trabajo? ¿Qué actividades hago con mis hijos para que no se aburran?”  Estas y muchas preguntas más se han hecho varios de los padres de familia desde que inició la cuarentena. La propagación … Leer más

stargazing

Written by Louise Gribbons • Hunterhouse College The world got so busy, There were people all around. They left their germs behind them; In the air and on the ground. These germs grew bigger and stronger. They wanted to come and stay. They didn’t want to hurt anyone – They just really wanted to play. … Leer más

Written by Tahnee Moore Trinus´ Early Childhood rooms are spaces we immediately connect with and feel we would like our children to be in. What is it that we are instantly resonating with? Here I am going to share the pedagogical intention and reasoning behind them so you too can bring Waldorf into your home.  … Leer más

Written by Sarah Baldwin from Bella Luna Toys When I am asked by a new acquaintance what I do for a living, I explain that I am a former Waldorf teacher and that sell and share my love of Waldorf toys. I am frequently met with a blank stare, in which case I know that more … Leer más

nature table

By Tahnee Moore If you haven’t yet created a nature table with your children this is the perfect time to begin.  The nature table is an ongoing project that connects us to the seasons and what is happening in nature.  It is a place to cultivate reverence and wonder. To inspire and add beauty.  We … Leer más

mom and child mindful

Written by Dr. Meg Meeker from MeekerParenting Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, life in our country looks very different, and every parent is wondering the same thing:  “Now what?” Given the general upheaval this pandemic has caused, it’s understandable for us to be anxious, panicky, stressed, and overwhelmed. I’d probably even come alongside you and … Leer más

story telling

Today we want to share with you why repeating a story to children becomes so important. Believe me, they want to hear it again. I am sure you have heard a child say, “Tell it again!”   As mentioned by Sarah Baldwin in her blog, sometimes we forget how much children love repetition. It gives … Leer más

Written by Tahnee Moore   A mud kitchen ticks all the boxes for holistic developmental play with toddlers. It is a sensory activity that connects children to the elements (sand, dirt, water, flowers, seed pods, etc.) and it allows them to play out adult roles.  It is free form, imaginative and open. Feeling that their … Leer más

Child washing his hands

Written by The Waldorf School of Philadelphia COVID-19 is in the news and on everyone’s mind. Our children, unfortunately, are not likely an exception. Even when children are shielded from media, peers, siblings, and overheard conversations can give children just enough information to bring forth concern. Children are also incredibly intuitive to their family’s emotions … Leer más

By Healthessentials It all adds up. The cartoon while eating breakfast. Watching YouTube while you cook dinner. And then, again after bath time before bed? Preschool age kids shouldn’t have more than one hour of screen time a day, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. But a new study examined whether excessive screen time during preschool years … Leer más

Written By  Amy Morin, LCSW Today’s children have grown up with a vast array of electronic devices at their fingertips. They can’t imagine a world without smartphones, tablets, and the internet. The advances in technology mean today’s parents are the first generation who have to figure out how to limit screen time for children. While … Leer más

Written by Kepler Academy In the realm of alternative schooling, the Waldorf method of education is one of the most well regarded approaches to learning. Founded in 1919 in Germany, the Waldorf method has done more than simply catch on here and there. At this point in time there are over 1,000 Waldorf schools running … Leer más

Written by SarJ Pediatr. Every child has a right to optimal cognitive, social, and emotional behavioral development. The cognitive, social, and emotional parts of the brain continue to develop across the lifespan. However, the brain’s growth and development trajectory is heterogeneous across time. A great deal of the brain’s ultimate structure and capacity is shaped … Leer más

We share this article where some of the university professionals comment on the potential and the development that they have observed in the students who apply to the universities that come from the Waldorf institutions. “Being personally acquainted with a number of Waldorf students, I can say that they come closer to realizing their own potential than … Leer más

Un estudio de la Universidad Estatal de Ohio, sugirió que “la organización del conocimiento no requiere de años, sino que puede ocurrir dentro de una experiencia corta y en un ambiente enriquecido”. Es por eso que confiamos en la pedagogía Waldorf, ya que nos permite que el proceso de enseñanza sea más activo, efectivo y … Leer más

Written by Sharlyn Dieguez, trinus psychopedagogue    It is interesting to see how young children experience new situations as they play. Young children make sense of their world by hearing, touching, seeing, tasting and smelling. When they are offered a new toy, they squeeze it with their hands or put it in their mouth. They … Leer más

Written by Charity Muli, Trinus´ Educator with a Waldorf Certificate   We all need to balance in everything  we do in order to get a holistic result, and I strongly believe that movement in learning is the best approach for a healthy mind, body and soul.   If you walk into any Waldorf classroom at … Leer más

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. … Leer más

Every day we as parents are bombarded with articles, books, blogs, podcasts, about how we should parent our children, how we should handle tantrums, set limits, punish or reward. However, there is no “one size fits all” answer. Parenting is a roller coaster with ups and downs, but it could (and probably should) be focused … Leer más

“How to get a young child to do what you would like without talking yourself to death ” Author- unknown Things to consider for your children under 6 years old: Young children may seem logical to us, but they really are not as a primary mode. THEY REALLY LIVE IN THEIR LIMBS, IN MOVEMENT. When you … Leer más

If we made a list of qualities we wish for our children; being “self-confident” would probably be one of the first things we would all write on that list. We want our children to believe in themselves, speak up for themselves and to have the confidence to be who they truly are. It would be … Leer más

Preschool at Trins

Maintaining a daily rhythm in the activities of children in early childhood strengthens the thinking, feeling and memory of each child. An important part of the activities of our students is to develop their creativity, express their feelings, assimilate and accept the world around them. We are sharing with you our latest video with more … Leer más

By Sharlyn Diéguez Going back to school means getting back into a routine. Routines may not involve vacations spontaneous water fights or the freedom to grab a good book and lay on the lawn chair all day, but they offer different kinds of benefits. A routine can: help keep your life simple and organized, and … Leer más

We await the arrival of a new year: a new beginning, a new opportunity and a blank notebook to fill, while we say goodbye to twelve months that have left us with a lot of learning experiences on a personal, social and spiritual level. What do you see when you look back? What do you … Leer más

Christmas present,

Over the years, Christmas has become a materialistic season, and have lost the values ​​of generosity, enthusiasm and family celebration. Gift-giving has become the most important and often the only way to show affection. Therefore, it sends a confusing message to the little ones, that the meaning of this special holiday is measured in abundance … Leer más

I wanted to provide some food for thought about supporting deep play at home. We all know that play is how children develop and that this development is the foundation for their adult life. However, there are different types of play and these can vary in quality. Self-directed play. Play from the body that helps … Leer más

Practical ideas to organize your children's Christmas gifts.

How should you organize your children´s toys? The world’s most famous businesswoman and organization consultant has many fantastic resources on the process of decluttering and organizing.           Some of Marie´s Kondo best tricks for organizing toys are:     This is similar to how she organizes everything, including clothing and other … Leer más

Crafts navideñas

Por Fabiola Chinchilla del equipo Trinus   Se acerca la Navidad, una época especial para compartir en familia y más con los pequeños en casa, que se emocionan y les encanta ser partícipes en la decoración navideña. En esta temporada podemos realizar muchas actividades donde los niños puedan despertar su imaginación por medio del arte, … Leer más

The Gift Of Boundaries In Early Childhood

By Julie Moon Very young children learn in an immediate, participative way and come to know and make the world their own through physical activity (Steiner, 1996 [1907]).   In her book, Early Childhood Wisdom Ebba Bodame calls it the gift of boundaries that we must set for our children.   Sometimes we feel mean … Leer más

Fornite

By Sharlyn Diéguez Fortnite is a free-to-play online game where up to a hundred players can play at once. Drawing inspiration from the 1999 Japanese novel Battle Royale and The Hunger Games, players must scavenge supplies, build structures and find weapons to eliminate each other until only one person is left. Players can play alone or … Leer más

Waldorf School

  By April Misfud When choosing toys for our children we must think only what will support and encourage creative play.   Having toys made with natural materials is important in supporting our child’s senses. However, toys made of plastic are not going to ruin our children. The most important question to consider when choosing … Leer más

Waldorf kids

En muchos países, se han creado y formado métodos de aprendizaje diferentes, dinámicos e innovadores, basados en el juego e interacción, donde los niños son el centro principal de la educación. Cada año, más padres de familia buscan instituciones educativas que forjan personas seguras, motivadas, creativas y con un nivel alto de pensamiento crítico. Las … Leer más

Waldorf School

Written by Marcie Follett, Trinus´ Early Childhood teacher Starting with simple stories in Early Childhood children hear many stories through the years: fairy tales,folktales,fables, myths, legends and stories from history, spoken aloud by the teachers and transmitted heart to heart. Storytelling helps develop speech. By being aware of one’s speech when telling a story, adults … Leer más

Risk play

Written by Avital from The Parenting Junkie You hear it everywhere you turn, be careful you’re going to fall, be careful you’re going too fast, be careful you might slip… but is this concern over safety actually helping our children? Here’s why kids not only love risky play but desperately NEED it and how you … Leer más

Waldorf evaluation

By René Petersen I believe this fear is beneath most questions we receive around our very “controversial policy” on formal testing. In this day and age, we want qualitative results in our hand and tests satisfy our need for information. But what is the cost to our children? So much research has been done into … Leer más

Escrito por: Katia Saravia, co-fundadora Colegio Trinus. Publicado en Look Magazine Te pregunto: ¿Cuántas veces en tu vida has buscado vivir de manera equilibrada?, ¿qué es lo que te ha hecho falta para lograrlo?, ¿consideras que el balance fue algo que perdiste en el camino? En lo personal, el desbalance en la vida es un … Leer más

Written by Carrie Riley, Trinus Early Chilhood Main Teacher What I love about Waldorf education is just about everything! From the nurturing of the individual to the creative way we introduce more cognitive skills like math, reading and writing. One of the details I appreciate is how we evaluate our children in each grade. Today … Leer más

Colin Price has been a Waldorf teacher for the past thirty-five years and has been a class teacher in schools in England, Canada, and the United States of America. He wishes to preface this article with the following caveat: The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions. I alone am responsible for the content of … Leer más

En Trinus creemos fielmente la importancia de crear una conexión familiar con nuestros alumnos y padres de familia, para formar un ambiente adecuado donde cada niño puede conectarse y disfrutar del aprendizaje. Es por eso que nos encanta conocer las opiniones de nuestros papás y mamás Trinus. Roy Balcarcel es el CEO de Mens Venilia en … Leer más

By: Mr. Hans, teacher of Trinus First Grade is the time for creating rhythm and a sense of oneness; in second grade, it is time to  explore the dual aspect of human nature as the children’s feelings awaken. Strong feelings of  sympathy and antipathy may be upsetting to parents, but they are necessary experiences for the  second grader … Leer más

Learn to change the world, waldorf 100 años

“Learn to Change the World” muestra la gente de todo el mundo que trabaja con la pedagogía Waldorf. La película es una serie, que muestra como la pedagogía Waldorf, con 100 años de existir, enfrenta los desafíos educativos de nuestros tiempos.   Durante la serie nos enseñan el encuentro, compromiso e inclusión de la pedagogía … Leer más

Waldorf kids 5th grade

By: Réne Petersen, Trinus teacher. “….This year marks the pivotal point between childhood and puberty and for a short moment each child is poised at the crest of the wave, marking the end of the first part of their school years. They reach standards of work hitherto never dreamed of. They identify totally with their … Leer más

Carol Dweck, profesora de psicología en Stanford y líder en el campo de la motivación, nos responde esta pregunta. Los resultados de su investigación muestran las herramientas para desarrollar en el ser humano una mentalidad de crecimiento, contrario a una mentalidad fija.   Dr. Dweck ha demostrado cómo el elogio a la inteligencia puede socavar la … Leer más

  A continuación, les compartimos el artículo publicado en El País de los Jóvenes, acerca de la entrevista que tuvo Cassandra Escobar, co-fundadora de Trinus.     Durante mucho tiempo hemos clasificado a las personas inteligentes como aquellas que son hábiles con los números y con la ciencia o aquellas que tienen conocimiento sobre la … Leer más

Pensamiento creativo

Escrito por Katia Saravia y Cassandra Escobar     El mundo está cambiando rápidamente y según el departamento de trabajo de Estados Unidos, 65% de los niños que actualmente están en el colegio, tendrán un trabajo que aún no existe. Entonces, ¿cómo educamos a los niños del siglo 21? En el artículo escrito por Claudio … Leer más

niños riendose

Why does happiness matter?   As it is written in the chalkboard of the Waldorf Morain,“we all want our children to be happy but too often, we assume that “sweetness” or “being happy” means weakness or is a barrier to performance. As the Stanford study shows, that’s incorrect, at least for Waldorf Schools, where a … Leer más

por Evelyn Mezquita   Con la crianza respetuosa cada vez más de moda, muchos individuos con tendencia controladora, han disfrazado su “policeo” y siguen encontrando maneras de ejercer control sobre sus hijos.   Uno de mis principios fundamentales como coach para padres es que:   “Somos padres, desde los individuos que somos”.   Nuestra dimensión «padres» no es independiente de … Leer más

Written by Carrie Riley Waldorf preschool is a place for children to be children. A chance to be with other children and away from outside distractions and technology. A place where caring adults are not on phones, computers or talking above their heads. We want the children to feel their classroom is like their own … Leer más

Written by Hans Tholken   To gain a comprehensive picture of Waldorf Education as Trinus provides, we must look at some aspects of this teaching method as there are:   Class teacher – stays with the class ideally all through the grades, establishing good habits, providing guidance and boundaries. He is the loving authority in … Leer más

Written by Hans Tholken, teacher at Trinus      First Grade Readiness Assessment is a tool in Waldorf Schools around the world to get a picture of the developmental stage of the children entering grades. This is not an assessment of their academic skills, but rather of their physical, social, and emotional behavior that will … Leer más

Written by Hilda Diaz, teacher at Trinus Wet-on-wet watercolor is a formless painting method that allows children to fully experience colors. The paper needs to be soaked or saturated with water before begin to paint. After painting with each of the primary colors individually, the children are introduced to two color combinations: red/yellow, red/blue, and yellow/blue. This … Leer más

Written by Carrie Riley, early childhood teacher in Trinus In December I shared how the preschooler and kindergarten children prepare to learn through their play. Now I will share a bit more on how a Waldorf child will be taught how to write in grades.   As Waldorf teachers we work in blocks. During our … Leer más

  On a recent late-night formula run, I passed by a large display of books 📚 about teaching children to code. I have seen these books around, but never such a large display directed toward elementary-aged children. These books are part of a flood of resources—summer coding camps, after-school code clubs, apps designed to teach … Leer más

Stanford review on Waldorf

Waldorf education has a lot of support. With over 1,000 schools operating around the world and a 100-year track record, Waldorf has stood the test of time. But what do the experts say? Let’s find out. Stanford University conducted a multi-year, rigorous analysis of Waldorf education that resulted in a 139-page report (December 2015). What information … Leer más

  Te invitamos a que compartas este cuento con tus hijos. Un dato importante de los cuentos con dedos, es que los niños se involucran más en la historia, pues lo ven, lo escuchan y lo sienten.  

Written by Hans Tholken   The sense of life, balance, movement, and touch, which are known as the four lower senses build up three capacities in a child: Body Geography – knowing where the parts of your body are. Spatial Orientation – knowing where you are in space. Dominance – having a preference for one … Leer más

Written by Réne Petersen, Trinus teacher At the centre of Waldorf Education is a true awareness and respect for child development. We are devoted to ensuring that the developmental needs of the child are met in a healthy, holistic way. A key feature of awareness of child development is an understanding of where the child … Leer más

¿Alguna vez has sentido que vas atrasado en tu meta de hacer lo que te apasiona? ¿Que estás más lejos del éxito o de una vida ideal? Jay Shetty nos hace ver que no se tiene una edad específica para alcanzar ciertas metas. Cada uno somos distintos y no debemos de presionarnos o presionar a … Leer más

Escrito por Aguamarina de De mi casa al mundo. Puedes encontrar el artículo original aquí. ¿Cuántos sentidos tenemos? ¿Cinco? ¡Eso pensaba yo! Hace tiempo que estoy investigando sobre la teoría de los 12 sentidos del ser humano de los que habla la pedagogía Waldorf y a medida que voy profundizando en ella, más voy entendiendo la importancia de acompañar a los niños … Leer más

Recess time

Ask any elementary school kid how school could be better, and they’ll likely ask for more recess or time in the gym. One rural Alberta elementary school principal wondered, would it be so crazy if he granted their wish? This fall, Bruderheim School, which is about 60 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, has doubled the number … Leer más

muñecos de matemática

Una de las cosas que más me atrae de la pedagogía Waldorf es su manera creativa de introducir conceptos muy intelectuales y por tanto difíciles de asimilar para un niño/a pequeño, como pueden ser las matemáticas. Ya he hablado en el blog en otras ocasiones de la importancia de introducir las matemáticas de manera vivencial. En el artículo La rueda Waldorf de … Leer más

Greece

At the age of 10 – 11 the child attains a certain ease and grace of movement; it is now coordinated, balanced and harmonious. So, in Grade Five there will be an emphasis on the original Olympian ideal in which qualities such as beauty of movement are as valued as speed or distance. Psychologically, the … Leer más

I have to admit, I was very skeptical about enrolling my children into Waldorf school when I found out that reading was not introduced until grade. I wanted the best for my children and was told by almost everyone that early academics would give our children a head start in building a great foundation for their … Leer más

This article has been read by 20 million people. I know that many would choose not to hear what I say in the article, but your children need you to hear this message. — Victoria Prooday   There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels … Leer más

kids with presents

Inside: These are the best gifts for kids who have everything because unlike most kids’ gifts that’ll end up forgotten, kids will treasure these for years to come. A couple weeks ago, my husband and I asked our three kids about their wish lists for the holidays. In our family we follow the four-gift tradition, so … Leer más

En el video que te compartimos a continuación, Réne Petersen explica la razón por la que empezamos a enseñar historia y geografía en 4to grado. Es impresionante cómo todo el currículo Waldorf está enfocado en cuándo es el mejor momento de enseñarles a los niños, basado en su desarrollo.    

Una buena manera de ascender, ser más productivo y mejorar en el trabajo es ser más creativo que el resto, es decir, tener ideas originales y únicas que permitan a la empresa diversificar sus servicios, ser más rentable o solucionar problemas complejos. ¿Quieres saber cómo fomentar la creatividad en tu trabajo? Muchas personas asocian la creatividad solo con ciertas … Leer más

Hans Tholken explica cómo se utiliza la mente, manos y corazón en la introducción de la lectoescritura en Trinus. Puedes ver el video o leer la explicación. Before we had the letters of the alphabet (Alpha, Betha, Gamma etc.), there were PICTURES. The Aztecs in Mexico and the Egyptians used PICTOGRAPHS to write. Carving pictures in … Leer más

Muchos papás y mamás tienen la creencia de que en las escuelas Waldorf o en otras escuelas independientes los niños se lo pasan bien pero no aprenden tanto como en los colegios normales, de modo que después no estarán bien preparados para la escuela primaria, el instituto o la universidad. Esta idea es comprensible, pues participa de la (única) … Leer más

Zona de confort

Si estás estancado en una vida gris, es posible que vivas en una burbuja llamada “zona de confort” A grandes rasgos, la zona de confort es un estado mental que no permite el crecimiento personal y todos aquellos fenómenos vinculados con el aprendizaje de conductas que nos hacen lograr un alto grado de satisfacción con el modo en el … Leer más

The six-year transformation or change is an amazing and tumultuous time in the life of your youngling (and for you!). This time is referred to as the “first puberty,” which gives a great deal of insight into the kind of behavior you might expect during this time. Although it is called the six-year change, it … Leer más

Knitting

Knitting has been gathering a lot of attention lately by crafters and scientists alike. It turns out knitting and handwork provides a host of brain and wellbeing benefits to people of all ages. For students, in particular, knitting provides an essential learning medium.   A child who is knitting a hat or a toy kitten … Leer más

Carol Dweck profesora de Stanford escribió un libro llamado Mindset el cual lo súper recomendamos. En su libro la profesora Dweck menciona que se tienen dos tipos de mentalidad: una de crecimiento y una fija. Dependiendo del obstáculo que nos enfrentamos podemos escoger con cual de estos dos tipos de mentalidad lo afrontamos. Este video … Leer más

Parents these days are stressed. So are their kids. The root of this anxiety, one scholar says, is the way we understand the relationship between parents and children. Alison Gopnik, a psychology and philosophy professor at the University of California, Berkeley, thinks parents—especially middle-class parents—view their children as entities they can mold into a specific … Leer más

According to the Toronto Waldorf School bullying can be described as:   “Not all fighting, aggressiveness, teasing, name calling, etc. is bullying. In fact, much of it is not.  Sometimes children are in conflict with each other, sometimes they even fight physically, but it is not bullying.  The essential quality of bullying is that there is a power imbalance between … Leer más

Cuando entras a Trinus notarás que la mayoría de nuestros materiales son de madera o de productos naturales, se tiene muy poco plástico. Abajo te compartimos el video de Sarah Baldwin, maestra preescolar Waldorf, donde explica cinco razones del por qué utilizamos productos naturales. Te compartimos un resumen de los puntos resaltados en el video: … Leer más

Katia Saravia, fundadora de Trinus y Directora de Educación, conversa con Paulina Alencastro sobre la pedagogía Waldorf. En este episodio podrás encontrar las respuestas a las siguientes preguntas: ¿Quién es Katia Saravia y cómo llegó a involucrarse en la pedagogía Waldorf? ¿La pedagogía Waldorf es nueva? ¿Dónde se creó, antecedentes, principios…? ¿En qué se diferencian … Leer más

The 9-year-old child: During Class 3 the child goes through the 9-year transformation, which is a significant step for the child’s growing consciousness and self-awareness. Essentially, they are waking up to the fact that they are separate and different to the rest of the world, and no longer a part of the whole. In a … Leer más

Ideally, the child enters the school at about seven years of age and is ready to detach himself gradually from the young child’s imitation phase which, however, still projects itself into the first school years. The beginning of the change of teeth has made this stage visible. As the morning verse of the lower grade … Leer más

Escrito por Eileen Menegazzo, Psicóloga Clínica Muchas veces, como padres de familia, una de nuestras grandes preocupaciones es el inicio de la vida social de nuestros niños.  Nos hacemos preguntas constantemente sobre qué es lo “normal” en cuanto a la relación con otros niños.  ¿Es malo que mi hijo sea tímido? ¿Por qué mi hijo … Leer más

Te queremos compartir una serie de videos con rimas y cuentos donde puedes obtener ideas. Estamos seguros que a tus hijos les encantarán. La protagonista en los videos es Tamara Chubarovsky, reconocida pedagoga Waldorf especializada en crecimiento personal. Puedes ver los videos aquí.

Gavin Ovsak is one of those guys who never seems to slow down. On top of his classwork at Harvard medical school, he’s got a side hustle—writing an original software program to help doctors make better decisions. “It’s fun for me,” explains the 23-year-old Minnesota native, who studied biomedical engineering and computer science at Duke … Leer más

With our world changing exponentially before us, we must ask: What do children need to learn today in order to succeed in the future? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65% of today’s grade school kids will be in jobs that don’t yet exist. How does an education system best teach children to succeed … Leer más

A propósito del día del padre, creo que una manera de honrarlo es reconociendo el legado que él ha dejado en cada uno de nosotros. Por esta razón  los invito a que piensen en esta pregunta: ¿Qué ha aprendido Usted de su padre?. También les comparto algunas  recomendaciones para los papás de hoy. Lo que … Leer más

From Nelson Waldorf School Waldorf Education starts to set the foundation for reading in kindergarten. Learning to read is allowed to evolve for each child in the same form as it evolved from the beginning of humanity: spoken language developed first, then people drew pictures to communicate their ideas, followed by symbols such as hieroglyphics … Leer más

  La pedagogía Waldorf se basa en el conocimiento profundo de las necesidades del niño y en la búsqueda de una educación centrada en la espiritualidad, el arte, la creatividad y la libertad con responsabilidad. En Argentina ya hay más de 30 escuelas que ofrecen este tipo de educación y este número va en aumento. … Leer más

Written by Chantal Kovash, Trinus teacher In creating spaces for children, let us bring nature as close to the children as possible! A Waldorf lifestyle is defined as low-tech and chemical free household environment, eating healthy, organic-when-possible food, being close to healthy rhythms i.e. sleep, outdoor exercise, dressing in natural, breathable fibers, playing with natural … Leer más

Familia feliz waldorf

Te compartimos un artículo que nos encantó. Una mamá de España comparte cómo ella junto con otras mamás encontraron la pedagogía Waldorf.      Hace ya más tres años que nos surgió la inquietud de hacer una escuela diferente en Almería. Soy profesora de Secundaria y ya me venía preguntando desde hacía tiempo por qué … Leer más

Waldorf 9 year transformation

Los niños a los 9 años pasan por una transformación en donde ellos empiezan a realizar que son un ser individual y comienzan a sentirse solos. Nuestra maestra, Réne Petersen, explica cómo el currículo Waldorf toma en consideración en que etapa de desarrollo  se encuentran para presentarles el contenido más adecuado para ellos  en el momento preciso.  

¡Crea tus propios materiales Waldorf! Te compartimos el link de un curso en línea que te enseñará a crear tus materiales Waldorf. La inversión es de  $30.67. Puedes acceder aquí.   ¿Estas interesad@ en aprender los fundamentos básicos de la pedagogía Waldorf en pre escolar? Te compartimos el link de un curso en línea que cuesta solamente $30.67. Puedes acceder aquí. … Leer más

free kid

En mi práctica como Coach, he podido acompañar a muchas personas a eliminar prejuicios y creencias limitantes aprendidas en la niñez, por eso es importante que en la práctica como padres, detectemos los momentos cuando estamos limitando a nuestros hijos, para que cuando lleguen a adultos, vivan una vida con mayor libertad. Si esto te … Leer más

La Pedagogía Waldorf es un sistema de educación alternativo que se centra en el desarrollo integral de un niño. Como indica la web de The Europen Coucil for Steiner Waldorf Education, las escuelas Waldorf integran contenidos artísticos, prácticos e intelectuales en su currículo y se enfocan en habilidades sociales y valores espirituales.     La educación … Leer más

En este video podrás conocer sobre algunos testimonios de parte de nuestras familias Trinus. A la vez, nuestras fundadoras comentan en qué nos distinguimos.  

En este video corto conocerás la historia del comienzo de la pedagogía Waldorf. También lo que diferencia a la pedagogía con otras formas de aprender. Por último, personas que se han graduado de la pedagogía Waldorf.

Primero, es importante que recuerdes que alrededor de los cuatro años, es normal que los niños empiecen a pegar, aruñar, patear, morder, etc. Los niños están iniciando su etapa de socialización y aún están aprendiendo a canalizar su frustración, por lo que puedes esperar estos comportamientos frecuentemente. No tengas pena, tu hijo es normal, no … Leer más

  Cuando Rudolf Steiner fundó la primera escuela Waldorf en Alemania, en 1919, introdujo la clase principal, una de las características más sobresalientes de la educación Waldorf.   En ella se aprenden y trabajan a fondo las principales materias: lengua, matemáticas, ciencia, historia, geografía.   Cada materia se estudia durante tres o cuatro semanas, en bloques … Leer más

waldorf

    El método Waldorf-Steiner distingue entre habilidades que requieren práctica regular (idioma, música, matemáticas, ortografía, etc.) y la introducción de nuevo contenido.   Las experiencias o contenidos de enseñanza nuevos a menudo son introducidos mejor después de un período donde puede producirse la asimilación de material enseñado anteriormente.           Adquirir … Leer más

La educación es una tarea tan familiar y evidente dentro de nuestra sociedad que raramente nos detenemos a considerar, en primer lugar, para qué educamos a los niños. Si hiciésemos la pregunta, casi todo el mundo daría las siguientes razones: los niños necesitan alcanzar ciertas habilidades y conocimiento que los capaciten para ocupar su lugar … Leer más

Rène Peterson nos comparte los detalles de cómo es un día en Trinus y cómo nuestros niños aprenden. Ella utiliza como ejemplo el bloque de matemáticas para resaltar lo único y especial de la pedagogía Waldorf. Después de ver el video, entenderás por qué la pedagogía Waldorf es tán efectiva y por qué nuestros niños están tan … Leer más

Cuando el material de juego es abierto nos permite trascenderlo y darle la forma que nos vaya mejor según nuestras necesidades. Es algo natural que hacen los niños, ¿has observado lo poderoso que es? Este mes Casiana Mónczar de Joguines Grapat  nos habla de ello. Seguramente os ha pasado más de una vez, y más aún en … Leer más

Familia Feliz

  Escrito por Isabel Saravia, psicóloga clínica con máster en asesoramiento educativo familiar.   Es importante conocer, aprender y fomentar la inteligencia emocional en casa, enseñándoselo a los hijos desde que son pequeños, conectando emocionalmente con ellos según su forma de ser, habilidades, debilidades y edad.   Para facilitar la enseñanza a los hijos, es … Leer más

waldorf en casa

  Escrito por Aguamarina, una psicóloga y maestra especialista en audición y lenguaje.   Desde que Sunflower empezó el curso pasado a ir a la escuela Waldorf de Mallorca, nos dimos cuenta rápidamente de cómo la escuela ha tenido una influencia muy positiva, no sólo en ella, sino en nuestra familia.     Nos ha aportado muchas cosas; más estructura … Leer más

Clase Trinus de primaria

Escrito por Aguamarina, una psicóloga y maestra especialista en audición y lenguaje.     Muchas veces me han preguntado ¿qué pasa después del Jardín de Infancia Waldorf? ¿Cómo se trabaja en la etapa de primaria? ¿Los niños continúan haciendo juego libre toda la mañana?   Y si durante todo el Jardín (de 3 a 6 años) no han hecho … Leer más

Escrito por Tamara Chubarovsky es una pedagoga Waldorf. Las imágenes mentales creadas por uno mismo al escuchar una historia o al leer, perduran en la memoria a través del tiempo. Los cuentos siempre han sido una fuente que ha nutrido a los niños a nivel emocional y también han ayudado al desarrollo de capacidades cognitivas … Leer más

Por Gerson Pérez Cardoza, co fundador de la Comunidad de Aprendizaje basada en la Pedagogía Waldorf – Niño Mágico en Guadalajara, México. Preguntamos todo, sin darnos cuenta Este artículo empezó a gestarse una hermosa mañana de Febrero, de esas que todavía nos recibían con frío, cuando llegaba a la escuela una pequeña de año y … Leer más

Escrito por Gaye Groover Christmus. Traducido por Trinus El año que Sam comenzó preescolar, cumplió 6 el mes de octubre. Él era uno de los niños más grandes de su salón de clases y aún no sabía leer. Cuando comenzó primer grado, tenía casi 7 y aún no sabía leer. Afortunadamente para Sam, él entró … Leer más

Niños usando celulares

Written by Rene Petersen, teacher at Trinus Let’s clear something up right from the start! A misconception exists that Waldorf schools are “anti-technology”. BUT…. According to the dictionary, technology is defined as: “science or knowledge put into practical use to solve a problem or invent something.” Waldorf schools are not anti-technology. How could we possibly … Leer más

Written by Cris Rowan, Pediatric occupational therapist, biologist, speaker, author. Reminiscing about the good old days when we were growing up is a memory trip well worth taking when trying to understand the issues facing the children of today. A mere 20 years ago, children used to play outside all day, riding bikes, playing sports and … Leer más

Aprendiendo distinto

Written by Rene Petersen, teacher at Trinus In the classroom, teachers are often faced with the challenge of teaching a group of children with varying learning styles, abilities and interests. Their classrooms may also include children with special needs and they also need to be taken into account when planning lessons and teaching. This can … Leer más

Waldorf teacher

Understanding Creative Discipline in the early years By: Réne Petersen, Trinus teacher Introduction As teachers and parents, every day is filled with moments which require us to consider which lessons we would like to teach our children. Creative discipline is then a process which we work with constantly so that we become more flexible and … Leer más

Ninos Jugando

Written by Rene Petersen, Trinus teacher     In Waldorf Schools rhythm plays an essential part in daily, weekly and yearly planning. Rhythm holds the children; it makes them feel safe and secure. It gives them clear boundaries by which they can mark the passage of time throughout the day or the year. The repetition … Leer más

Written by Sara Baldwin, Waldorf teacher The Evolution of Language In the evolution of humanity, spoken language developed first. Then came written language, originally through symbols (think hieroglyphics). Finally, once there was a written language, people learned to read. This is exactly the sequence in which children master language, and so is the sequence in … Leer más

Escrito por Katia Saravia Marroquín, Co-fundadora y Directora Trinus. Conforme han pasado los años, les hemos quitado a los pequeños el tiempo de jugar, explorar, de ser creativos y de permitirles disfrutar y desarrollar las habilidades de cada etapa de su desarrollo. Ahora esperamos que infantes de cuatro años se queden sentados en una silla por … Leer más

Article written by Sanya Pelini Waldorf education is guided by a few key principles. Here are 6 key principles of Waldorf education every family can adopt: 1 | Childhood isn’t meant to be a race Steiner once said “Where is the book in which the teacher can read about what teaching is? The children themselves are … Leer más

Fuente: Mamá psicóloga Infantil, En numerosas ocasiones se habla del juego libre como base del desarrollo del niño, no sólo a nivel creativo, sino, especialmente, de su crecimiento y maduración neuronal. Cuando el niño juega libremente, sin unas pautas que regulen su actividad, es quién decide qué, cómo y cuándo utilizar un determinado elemento, y … Leer más

  by George Monbiot In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines? Children learn best when teaching aligns with their natural exuberance, energy and curiosity. So why are they dragooned into rows … Leer más

Article written by The Waldorf School of Philadelfia “In these secret places, children develop and control environments of their own and enjoy freedom from the rules of the adult world.” Educational and environmental psychologists, along with educators in the field, have taken a keen interest in fort building. It’s a constant presence in early and … Leer más

Artículo escrito por Gabriela Rodriguez, Maestra de Sexto Grado en el colegio Inlakesh en México D.F La Pedagogía Waldorf “considera perjudicial introducir la lectura y la escritura antes de los siete años”, dice un artículo que carece de autor que se responsabilice del mismo y agrega que antes de esa edad tampoco se trabajan las matemáticas. … Leer más

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