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The Snail’s Mural, walking he goes…

The Snail’s Mural, walking he goes…

This has been a different and difficult, but very special year. It has given us the chance to learn to cherish some simple things that usually go unnoticed; The warmth of the company, the children's energy in the classroom, the constant smiles, and the not always so...

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kite-making workshop for the community

kite-making workshop for the community

  A few weeks ago, our staff of teachers offered two kite-making workshops to the children from the families that were evacuated after a landslide that affected our town. The activity took place at the municipal shelter and was promoted by the community committee...

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An Old Friend Lends a Hand, Again

An Old Friend Lends a Hand, Again

In a time of great challenge for the Escuela Caracol and San Marcos community, a dear old friend of the school has emerged to offer assistance.  Ryan Lindsay, an incredible human being that, many years ago, spent a few months as a volunteer at our school, working...

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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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