Author Kim John Payne visits Steiner

“Raising Waldorf Children in a Smart Phone World”

A Lecture by Renowned Author

KIM JOHN PAYNE

Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30pm
in the Lower School Assembly Room
(Food & Beverages at 6:30; Talk Begins at 7:00)

RSVP Required: communications@steiner.edu

In recent years, alarm has spiked among parents and educators about how children of all ages cope with the tsunami of information and distraction digital devices offer. In Waldorf communities, this concern has been even more pronounced. In this lecture, Kim will use his best selling books, SIMPLICITY PARENTING and BEYOND WINNING: Smart Parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment as a basis for approaching screen-time issues with consciousness and courage.

The Rudolf Steiner School has a thoughtful but rigorous screen-time policy, but how can parents apply this policy to their own screen-filled world? Kim will give practical advice on how to step in firmly and take careful control of our children’s screen exposure, without ignoring the importance and prevalence of technology in our modern world. Kim believes that strong Waldorf-inspired family bonds take time to build and nurture, and he will help us come up with strategies we can use to meet the challenges of digital distractions.

Kim_John_Payne.jpgAbout Kim John Payne
Kim John Payne, M.ED, is the author of the #1 Best Selling book, Simplicity Parenting. A consultant and trainer to over 200 North American independent and public schools, Kim has been a school counselor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, educator and a private family counselor for 27 years.