Teaching our Children to Read, Write and Spell

By Susan Johnson, M.D. Issue: Fall 2007: Issue #49, Vol. 12 Proprioceptive System There is a widely-held belief that if we just start teaching children to write, read, and spell in preschool, they will become better writers, readers, and spellers by the time they reach the first and second grades. This is, however, not true. The truth is that children ... Read More ►

HeartMath

Lilipoh editor Walter Alexander interviews Rollin McCraty, PhD, research director of the Institute of HeartMath Spring 2009: Redefining Education - Issue #55, Vol. 14 The Institute of HeartMath, founded in 1991 by Doc Childre, has conducted groundbreaking research on heart/brain communication and the power of coherence, a highly efficient psychological state where all the systems of the body work together ... Read More ►

Who Will Teach the Teachers?

By Thomas Patteson and Laura Birdsall Issue: Issue #57 Vol. 14, Autumn 2009 New Approaches to Professional Development in Waldorf Schools Background Impartial observers might have the impression that the educational reform debate has become a standoff. On one side politicians and parents are demanding that schools be made more accountable. On the other side teachers resent the imposition of ... Read More ►

A New Kind of Future

Experimental peer-led education in Berlin How to create a more democratic education system? By Frauke Godat When I left working for Greenpeace International in Amsterdam, I went through a coaching process defining my own work title as an Initiator & Facilitator of Change Networks. Having worked in this role as a free agent for four years now, one red thread ... Read More ►

Fall 2012, Issue #69: Editor’s Note

Whether you are a parent, an organizational leader, some one looking to improve your health, your diet, or your emotional life, this issue has something for you! As our publisher Claus Sproll discusses in his annual fall letter, (p. 3) “electing LILIPOH” means saying yes to a holistic outlook, and to taking the needs of all beings into consideration when ... Read More ►

Spring 2013, Issue #71: Editor’s Note

Dear Readers, Whenever we put together an issue on education, it comes together quite effortlessly. In fact, there are so many authors in our community who have important messages to share about the education of children that LILIPOH could easily become a magazine with a purely educational focus. As you will read, many of these creative educational models use the ... Read More ►