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Transcending as a community.

Transcending as a community.

When difficult times arrive, the survival instinct surfaces. It becomes hard to think and act for the others; thinking and doing facing the future becomes a challenging task since the future seems inexistent, and being alive becomes the only priority. This primitive...

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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.

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Waldorf Pedagogy and Social Distancing

Waldorf Pedagogy and Social Distancing

How has Waldorf pedagogy adapted to Social Distancing? Can we continue calling ourselves Teachers during these times of implementation of distancing between students and tutors? “The study of men” is a text written by Rudolf Steiner as the fundament for Waldorf...

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Painted rocks along the way.

Painted rocks along the way.

Our team of tutors has remained in constant training and activity since the restrictions started. They gather in groups to study, take care of the gardens, or to get ready for that priceless moment we are waiting, when we will finally have our students back in the...

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Pedagogy and Multiculturality

Pedagogy and Multiculturality

Recently, three of our dear teachers participated of an interview for the “Prensa de Occidente” regional newspaper, in which they were invited to share their experience with subjects such as pedagogy and multiculturality.

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This is our home.

This is our home.

It has been thirteen years since Escuela Caracol opened its gates and began working. It all started with seven students and some teachers working with the kindergarten and primary groups. It was nothing but an office, two classrooms, a kitchen, and a lot of green...

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Oxlajuj, thirteen years nurturing heads, hearts, and hands.

Oxlajuj, thirteen years nurturing heads, hearts, and hands.

This year, Escuela Caracol celebrates its thirteenth anniversary. Having coincided with the current moment humanity is going through cannot be seen as a bad omen, this has to bee seen as a foresight addressing to our beloved school’s transformation, walking towards times of growth and of great light, in which Mayan boys and girls from the western region of the Guatemalan highlands will continue to receive the tools to grow and develop holistically in an environment of love and respect, to become, as they grow, beacons of light for their communities, for their people, and for humanity.

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Escuela Caracol does not sleep.

Escuela Caracol does not sleep.

The gardens and paths of the School are impatiently waiting for the return of our Caracolitos and Caracolitas, the silence, even though it has been of great pleasure for our wild friends, is not something that the soul of our school enjoys. [gallery columns="2"...

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Every challenge has a solution

Every challenge has a solution

“To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” R. Steiner. Moving between towns around the lake has turned out to be a very difficult task since the measures to prevent Covid-19 from spreading in...

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Friends and ambassadors.

Friends and ambassadors.

Kim D'Angelo is a person who has earned a very important place in the heart of Escuela Caracol. She is a Spanish teacher at the Emerson Waldorf School in North Carolina, Year after year she organizes a trip with students from various Waldorf Schools from the United...

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Escuela Caracol will never be left alone.

Escuela Caracol will never be left alone.

“Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else.” R. Steiner These times have been difficult for everyone in the world. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected, some way or the other, each of the activities carried out by all of us. These are strange...

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