Breath, adapt.

Breath, adapt.

This situation highlights many of the things that we must improve as humanity, but also reaffirms much of the good work we have done.

Breath, adapt.

Science is fun!

Our Sixth-grade students, within their mechanical-physics block, have learned many different principles using amusing and fun scientific experiments as tools. On this occasion, within the subject: states of matter, they conducted an experiment using a balloon, a glass...
Welcome to our community!

Welcome to our community!

January the seventeenth was a special day for everyone at Escuela Caracol, it was the day when we welcomed for the first time all the new families of our community. The spark in the eyes of every parent as they were imagining their happy children being holistically...
A Day in the Life of a Maya Waldorf Kindergarten

A Day in the Life of a Maya Waldorf Kindergarten

At 7:30 a.m. we start arriving: the teachers, that is. Maribel, Angelina, and Sandra, my colleagues in Escuela Caracol’s preprimary school, walk down from Barrio #1 and I arrive on bicycle from the neighboring town of Tzununa. Sandra and I begin the day in our...
A glimpse into grades 4 and 5 classroom

A glimpse into grades 4 and 5 classroom

This year at Escuela Caracol, the combined 4th/5th grade class was made up of eight children, all from San Marcos and the neighboring villages of Lake Atitlán. Having the students come back each year bigger, healthier, and more curious than ever is testimony to their...