News/Articles of Interest

Waldorf Schools Helping the Homeless

Waldorf Schools in California, Wisconsin and Ohio have all recently donated to their homeless communities during this trying time of COVID-19.

“What To The Slave Is Fourth of July?”

Frederick Douglass on July 5th, 1852, in a speech to the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society gave his now-famous speech, “What To The Slave Is Fourth of July?”  Listen to a reenactment of his full speech on YouTube compliments of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary - Waldorf Webinars

Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary is offering the Bees & Flowers in Schools Webinar Series in June and July 2020 for Waldorf educators. This workshop series is inclusive for anyone interested in Waldorf education and bringing bees, pollinator gardens, and accompanying curriculum to their school. 

Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are outraged by the unjust acts perpetrated by the police officers involved whose very task it is to protect their communities. We are once again reminded of the systemic racism that exists within the United States. Yet, we recognize that sadness and outrage are not enough.

A Fall Focus on Student Well Being

Education and child development experts are weighing in on the importance of addressing student social emotional health when school begins in the fall.

Helping Young Children Learn through Play

Patricia Cornelius, Early Childhood Teacher and Faculty Chair at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia, shares a few very simple things parents can do to keep their young children learning at home.

Waldorf100+1: Run! Skip! Dance! Across the Continent

The Run! Skip! Dance! campaign continues through September 11, 2020, which is the 100+1-year anniversary of Waldorf education.The goal is to make our way, through logged miles from participants in our active school communities, from Waldorf school to Waldorf school throughout North America. 

Waldorf Students in the News

We are always proud, but never surprised, to see our students out in the world doing good. Recently, current Waldorf students have been in the news for their part both in helping during the COVID-19 pandemic and working to better our environment.