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The Essential Importance of Community

The community is not only the heart of a school, but also its head, so to speak. Because while coming together to volunteer and attend festivities and class meetings may seem ancillary to academics, research reveals that it is, in fact, a primary contributor to student success. 

Waldorf100: The Year of WOW (Waldorf One World)

Established in 1976, Friends of Waldorf has been able to support more than 830 Waldorf initiatives worldwide. Each year on a specifically designated day, thousands of young people at Waldorf schools worldwide work to raise money for the worldwide campaign “WOW-Day."

Waldorf100: Events and Celebrations Across North America

Regardless of location, the celebration and recognition of 100 years of Waldorf education will be felt worldwide on September 19, 2019. Thousands will gather to celebrate in Berlin's sold out celebration. Our schools here in North America are taking action for their own celebrations as well. 

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.