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Connection and relationships are at the heart of Waldorf education. Now is a time when isolation and divisiveness are all around us. Yet we must hold fast to stand for togetherness, keep our connections, and cultivate courage over fear and apathy.

How is this to be done? Waldorf education and its roots in Anthroposophy can offer guidance.

The Waldorf School of Philadelphia sat down with Faculty Chair, Kelly Beekman, who has been taking this question to heart for children and their communities. 

“In our classes, our teachers cultivate curiosity about the world and their classmates and help students focus on being of service to one another,” says Kelly. “Waldorf educators help children see and develop the qualities that make us human. What we do in the classroom, we can do as a whole community.”

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