Diane Walters MA, has 35 years of experience in Waldorf, outdoor educational programs and alternative Educational platforms. She is an educational strategist, Curriculum Artist and Solution Evangelist serving as a Homeschooling Consultant, keynote speaker, and Professional development mentor for teachers. Her work is deeply informed by her life-long interest in education and in life, through the lens of Steiner’s educational philosophy, contemporary educators, theorists and futurists. She offers parent and faculty talks, webinars, and online participatory sessions to develop a greater understanding of what makes us human, how we learn, and how we teach, whatever the subject, the system, and the environment. 2009. Graduate thesis: The Unfinished lesson ..Leaving room for the Students. An action research project of teaching through student inquiry and constructive participation in the classroom.
I believe I join countless others who are deeply concerned about the welfare of humanity and the rise of Artificial Intelligence, along with deep reverence for the laws of nature governing our beautiful planet. I strive to consciously aim to bring love, warmth, and integrity into a future which holds what it means to be fully human at the heart of education and of life itself.
I am a ceramic artist which holds and shapes the stillpoint of my personal well-being and deepens my understanding of the ground beneath my feet and the mountains in which I call home. With a childhood filled with rocks and gems and parents who owned a rock shop in Edmonton, I came by the name of my ceramic studio honestly. www.earthstudiosonline.com
I teach ceramics to adults and have a production line I currently call Emergence: where warmth meets light. D.E.Walters https://www.facebook.com/D-E-Walters-EARTh-Studios-455486414659143
My father built a telescope when I was 5 and I am still stargazing. I attend summer Star quests with my 12” Dobsonian Telescope.