Marin Lipowitz holds an MS in Waldorf Education, with years of classroom teaching experience. She is an advocate for age appropriate, arts based, Waldorf inspired learning for all children, and is dedicated to providing hands-on programs that meet these goals. Her gift lies in creating unique, effective, project-based solutions and applications to enliven basic, standards-aligned curriculum.

Homeschool Math Numbers Games

PIG! All that’s needed for this game is one die and 2 or more players, ages 8-14.  It’s a great game for honing mental math skills since players are expected to keep the score totals in their heads.  PIG! is an exciting game of risk, since at every roll of the die the player comes…

John Taylor Gatto: Libraries vs. Schools

John Taylor Gatto has written and spoken some revolutionary things about education and schooling.  He was an award-winning teacher in NYC schools for many years, respected and recognized by students, peers, parents, and educators.  He came to realize though that schools too often function as limiting rather than beneficial influences on the children who attend…

Fibonacci! And Your Homeschool Math

The Fibonacci sequence is found everywhere, from the cauliflower at the grocery store to the farthest flung galaxy.  The spiral that is common to both is one that’s prevalent in nature and the cosmos because of its efficiency.  It packs the maximum amount of seeds, florets, or stars into available space.  The pattern of this…