Waldorf News and Articles
News and Articles of Interest
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.
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.
Photo Credit: Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm