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Waldorf Distance Learning: Creativity, Curriculum and Connection

April 17, 2020

With classrooms shut down worldwide and most students now learning at home, how are Waldorf schools continuing to engage the whole child? What does experiential learning look like outside of a classroom?  Read more here.

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The New York Times Explores Waldorf Education

August 15, 2019

The New York Times explores the essentials of Waldorf education in this recent article about Waldorf history, pedagogy and purpose. Read more here.

Photo Credit: Nathaniel Brooks for the New York Times

Teaching Early Literacy in Waldorf Education

August 9, 2019

Waldorf education’s approach to reading and writing is different from traditional methods seen in public schools. This has led to a common misconception that Waldorf students are taught reading “late,” but the truth is that Waldorf educators are instead building foundations for reading comprehension before decoding. This leads to a deeper understanding and appreciation of content students read and ultimately enhances comprehension. Read more here.

Where Are The Textbooks? The Us Of Main Lesson Books In Waldorf Education

July 11, 2019

The creation of a Main Lesson book is an active, hands-on experience of learning that encourages both intention and creativity.  Waldorf students record content of each subject of study, presented during a student’s main lesson class, in a Main Lesson book. Read more here.

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