If you planted a pollinator garden as part of the Waldorf100 GreenBee Wildlife initiative, we hope you have had the opportunity to observe the pollinators you have attracted and are enjoying your success! Please take photos of your garden and send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schools across North America have been receiving mayoral proclamations designating September 19, 2019 as a time to recognize the gifts offered by Waldorf education. Here are the proclamations that have been made thus far for the Waldorf100 anniversary.
Established in 1976, Friends of Waldorf has been able to support more than 830 Waldorf initiatives worldwide. Each year on a specifically designated day, thousands of young people at Waldorf schools worldwide work to raise money for the worldwide campaign “WOW-Day."
Regardless of location, the celebration and recognition of 100 years of Waldorf education will be felt worldwide on September 19, 2019. Thousands will gather to celebrate in Berlin's sold out celebration. Our schools here in North America are taking action for their own celebrations as well.
More news outlets are discussing the growing and well-researched trend of outdoor, unstructured play for children and its learning benefits. Three recent articles review studies and consult experts finding that risky play, time in nature and experiential learning have well documented benefits.
Lake Champlain Waldorf School is in the news for their innovative Cyber Civics curriculum -- a three year program starting in Grade 6 that helps students learn to be responsible, ethical and safe in digital spaces.
Waldorf-Resources.org has shared an article excerpt, written by education professor and researcher, Markus Lindholm, PhD, that suggests a framework for curiosity-based science education during preschool, elementary, middle and high-school.