Education for the 21st Century: Cultivating Imagination, Creativity and Intelligence in Today’s Children

A FREE public talk by Karl David Johnson M.A., SFWS Pedagogical Chair

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Thursday, October 18th, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
SFWS High School Great Room, 26 Puesta del Sol, Santa Fe, NM

How do we support our children in this rapidly changing 21st century? What capacities will they need for the future? This talk draws on modern brain research and shows how Waldorf Education supports the full and healthy development of children.

Karl David Johnson M.A. has been an educator for 39 years and has taught in the Waldorf movement since 1986. Currently the new Santa Fe Waldorf School interim Pedagogical Chair, he has served as Pedagogical Director at two other schools, as a Class Teacher, Orchestra Director, Educational Support Specialist and has taught at the High School level.

An experienced mentor and consultant, Karl has mentored hundreds of teachers at dozens of schools and has trained teachers and conducted workshops in China, Nepal, New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. He currently serves as a Waldorf teacher trainer on the faculty of Gradalis Institute.


An Eye into Waldorf Education – What makes it so special?

An Adult Enrichment Series with Jennie Baudhuin

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Did you ever wonder what about the Waldorf curriculum makes it so special?  What about it inspires children to tap their creative energies?  Spend some time experiencing this for yourself and more fully understand the beauty of a Waldorf education.

  • Open to the public

  • Classes held at Santa Fe Waldorf School, 4th Grade classroom, 26 Puesta del Sol off Old Pecos Trail

  • Free of charge – donations are gratefully accepted 

  • For childcare arrangements, please contact Devon Corbet in the Grades Office at 505-467-6430.

  • Classes will meet if there are 2 or more registered attendees and have a limit of 6 seats per class.

Painting through the Ages
Come explore how watercolor painting develops from a pure color experience, to imagination, and then to specific curriculum related themes. Early Childhood through grade 8.

Tuesdays  (Oct 23-Nov 13)
Session A | 3:00-5:00 pm
Session B | 6:00-8:00 pm

Form Drawing through the Grades
How does movement come to rest? Experience the world through the straight and curved line, freehand geometric drawing and perspective drawing. Included will be the transition from the printed letter to cursive writing.

All classes meet from 3:00-5:00 pm.
Session A | Tuesday, Jan 15-Feb 5
Session B | Thursday, Jan 17-Feb 7

Movement & Biography
Exploring inner and outer movement through time.  Reflecting on life’s phases and spacial dynamic movements that enliven the space we move through. 

Session A | Tuesdays, Mar 19-Apr 9, 3:00-5:00 pm
Session B | Thursdays, Mar 21-Apr 11, 6:00-8:00 pm

Jennie Baudhuin holds a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College. She has a Waldorf Teaching Certificate from Rudolf Steiner College and is a Spacial Dynamics graduate. Ms. Baudhuin is a certified Waldorf Remedial Educator. 

She loves travelling, reading, family time, and experiencing nature.

Ms. Baudhuin is a founding member of Santa Fe Waldorf School since 1983.