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Waldorf Chronicles - What’s Your Story?

In celebration of Waldorf education’s 100 year anniversary, Waldorf schools and institutes across North America have begun to record and share their stories using the StoryCorps Archive, the largest collection of human voices ever gathered. 

The Waldorf School of Mendocino County Goes Solar

Congratulations to The Waldorf School of Mendocino County on their new solar electrical system. A generous donation led to a commitment to implement energy independence at the school.

Draw to Remember

Want to remember a lesson? Incorporate drawing.  Dr. Jeffrey Wammes of Yale says, "Any time you add an additional form of processing to your learning, you’re going to get a benefit over and above what’s in the nature of the stimulus.”

Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education

In celebration of Waldorf education's centennial, schools worldwide are engaging in social and environmental impact projects throughout 2019 and 2020. The higher aim is to regionally and internationally create a vital interconnectedness essential in today's world.

Seeding The Future

The video, "Seeding the Future," provides a glimpse into the principles of Waldorf education, an education that fosters concern for others, connection to the world, and the capacity to be in service to society.

Learning Empathy Starts at Home

Children watch us for cues on how to behave. To foster empathy in children it helps for them to see their parents embody generosity and be big hearted.