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The Waldorf Class Play

Why do Waldorf schools have students, at each grade level, perform a class play? Class plays, often performed in springtime, deepen student’s curriculum, social emotional and collaborative learning.

Waldorf Conference 2021 - School Renewal and The Heart of Change

Join the Association of Waldorf Schools of North American, the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America and the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education as we realize our potential for the next 100 years, meeting the challenges of our times by continuing to grow and evolve from the seeds planted by Rudolf Steiner.

New Study Assesses Impacts of Nature Play

A study from the University of South Australia, published in the journal PLOS One, has found that unstructured play outdoors helps children develop complex thinking abilities, social skills, and creativity.

2021 Joint Conference Keynote Presenters

We are excited to share our keynote presenters for the upcoming joint AWSNA-Alliance-WECAN Waldorf Education Conference – School Renewal and The Heart of Change – June 22-25, 2021.