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Cecilia Liss, Academic Director of Waldorf School of Baltimore, spoke on January 7, 2018 at the Baltimore Ethical Society about “Education: A Vehicle for Change.”
There is a growing realization about the importance of instilling a sense of wonder, awe, and appreciation for the natural world, and the ethical values of human beings in childhood, for children’s long-term intellectual curiosity, emotional resiliency, and academic success.
Cecilia Liss delves into what is at the heart of these experientially based, developmentally appropriate methods that makes them ideal for fostering a lifetime of enthusiastic and engaged learning, and moral awareness and responsibility.
Cecilia Liss earned her BA in History and Business from the University of Arizona, and a MEd and Waldorf Teaching Certificate from Antioch New England Graduate School. She worked at the Waldorf School of Baltimore (WSB) as a Class Teacher, Resource Room Teacher, and Admissions Director from 1985-2007. Before returning to WSB in 2015, she was the Manager of Student Services for a Pre-K – Grade 8 homeschool curriculum provider. She managed and trained a team of teachers to support families and students to ensure successful completion of the academic programs. Cecilia’s two daughters graduated from WSB.
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A very important talk on engaging young voters. #SecularValuesVoterLocal activism brings people together, heals a damaged civil society, and provides local solutions to big problems. Young adults in particular are likely to be disconnected from local political activity. In this Sunday's platform address, member Paulo Ribeiro will explore how educators are looking to improve students' local political knowledge and motivation to participate. Sunday, July 21, 10:30 am at the meetinghouse. All are welcome. ... See MoreSee Less