By Grade Four, students possess the solid academic skills needed to participate in more independent projects. Fourth grade students have developed into individuals who are better able to objectify their studies. For example, when studying Norse mythology, fourth graders use their new skills with fractions to create mathematically precise drawings of intricate geometric plaits and knots.
Jenny Dilworth grew up in Richmond, Virginia and received her B.A. in English Literature from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver, Colorado in 1992 and practiced bodywork in Richmond for the next nine years. Jenny was introduced to Waldorf education while looking for a school for her oldest daughter. She completed her Waldorf teaching training at Antioch New England Graduate School in 2006, and was a grades and Woodworking teacher at the Richmond Waldorf School for five years. She, her husband and their two daughters moved to Atlanta during the summer of 2007 to teach at The Waldorf School of Atlanta. Jenny enjoys all types of handwork, woodwork, gardening, and travel.
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