This is from Michele:
After I read this link about learning to read in Waldorf, I wrote a letter to our local school about how well I would fit in there as a language teacher! I couldn’t believe the parallels.
[Ed. note: Below is the part that jumped out for me personally. I believe this to my core and I believe that all our classroom efforts with CI should be in this direction, the direction of the heart]:
…just as a normal, healthy child will learn to walk without our teaching her, and just as a child miraculously learns to speak her native language by the age of three without lessons, worksheets or a dictionary, so will a child naturally learn to read when she has a positive relationship with the spoken and written word….
Admins don’t actually read the research. They don’t have time. If or when they do read it, they do not really grasp it. How could