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News/Articles of Interest



Are We Programming Apps or People?

NBC Left Field looks inside the Rudolf Steiner School in New York City to explore the benefits of Waldorf education and specifically the benefits of a learning environment that focuses on face-to-face interaction and emphasizes a healthy relationship with technology.

Movement in Childhood

Read the excerpt from the book, "Fundamental Aspects of Sports Lessons," which looks at how the sense and power of movement in children drives child development from before birth to adolescence.

Digital Technology, Relational Awareness, and Flourishing

Pediatrician, parent and Columbia University scientist, Dr. Robert Whitaker, encourages parents to consider the underlying intentions behind media usage and gives specific recommendations on how to manage media for different stages of child development.

Waldorf School of Bend Plants 500 Trees

As part of the celebration of 100 Years of Waldorf Education and in conjunction with the GreenBee Wildlife Web Initiative, sixth-grade students at the Waldorf School of Bend planted 500 trees on about three acres of burned forest from the McKenzie Pass fire in 2017.

Windows Into Waldorf -- A Waldorf100 IG Campaign

Through posting specifically called for photos each day for 100 days, this Instagram campaign will give glimpses into the Waldorf curriculum and classroom, and highlight the unique aspects that make up the Waldorf educational experience.

Encouraging Open-ended Mathematics

The Waldorf online resource, ‘Opening Mathematics,’ wants to encourage Waldorf teachers around the world to entrust students with more mathematical production through the use of open-ended mathematics problems in the classroom and to reflect upon their use.