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Parent Community Association 2012-2013Lecture Lecture Series Parent Community Association 2012-2013 Series

TheMedia Mediaand and the the Message The Message with Eugene Schwartz, recipient of a Carnegie Foundation Teaching Fellowship

with Eugene Schwartz, recipient of a Carnegie Foundation Teaching Fellowship Lecture: Wednesday, January 16, 7-9 pm

Lecture: Wednesday, January 16, 7-9 pm

Waldorf schools are known for their outspoken defense of children from the inundation of media in their lives.are Butknown as computers andoutspoken smart phones, tabletsofand eBooksfrom become inescapable in Waldorf schools for their defense children thealmost inundation of media everyday do Waldorfand schools guide students to become discerning participants this in their lives. life, But how as computers smart phones, tablets and eBooks become almostininescapable in technology-filled culture? everyday life, how do Waldorf schools guide students to become discerning participants in this

technology-filled culture?

As a Waldorf educator and Apple iOS developer, Eugene Schwartz contends that we cannot understand the enigma of today’s child without a broader connection to media technology. Schools must As a Waldorf educator and Apple iOS developer, Eugene Schwartz contends that we cannot underdeepen their understanding of how children are affected by living in a device-filled world and he standencourages the enigma of today’s approach child without broader connection to media technology. Schools must a thoughtful to the ause of technology as it relates to child development.

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the dying for over thirty years as teacher, educator of teachers, and consultant.He has consulted for schools throughout North America and inat Europe and is numerous bookstoonthe Waldorf Eugene Schwartz has worked with people all stages ofthe life,author fromofyoung children elderly and education. Eugene was awarded a Teaching Fellowship by the Carnegie Foundation for the the dying for over thirty years as teacher, educator of teachers, and consultant.He has consulted for Advancement of Teaching in Princeton, New Jersey—a capacity in which he worked with public schools throughout North America and in Europe and is the author of numerous books on Waldorf school teachers from across the nation. He has lectured on new ideas in education at Harvard, education. Eugene was awarded a Teaching Fellowship by the Carnegie Foundation for the Columbia, University of Tennessee Medical Center, and the Aspen Institute.

Advancement of Teaching in Princeton, New Jersey—a capacity in which he worked with public school teachers from across the nation. He has lectured on new ideas in education at Harvard, Open to the Public ~ Lecture free (donations appreciated) Columbia, University ofatTennessee Medical Center, and the Aspen Institute. the Waldorf School of Lexington. Register at www.thewaldorfschool.org/lecture_series Open to theonline Public ~ Lecture free (donations appreciated) the Waldorf School of Lexington. For questions, emailatPCA@thewaldorfschool.org or call 781-863-1062 ext. 516.

Register online at www.thewaldorfschool.org/lecture_series

WALDORF SCHOOL For questions, email PCA@thewaldorfschool.org or call 781-863-1062 ext. 516. Lexington, MA 02420 739 Massachusetts Avenue

of Lexington established 1971

WALDORF SCHOOL

781-863-1062 www.thewaldorfschool.org

739 Massachusetts Avenue

The Media and the Message