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Fundamental Aspects of Sports Lessons in the Waldorf School

Gerlinde Idler addresses sports education’s relation to the healthy development of children and adolescents. She explores the topic by looking at historical aspects, the harmony of physical education with other subjects, anthropological foundations and technical questions.

Science Makes the News: Seacoast Waldorf School

The experiential science seen in Seacoast Waldorf School classrooms has made the news! Local Maine news crews came out to the classroom to learn more about Waldorf education’s “head, heart, hands” approach to learning.

Screen Time Steals Real Time

Researchers continue to find a correlation between screen time and developmental or behavioral issues. Many believe the correlation exists because screen time steals real time and keeps children from doing the activities needed for ideal development.

Waldorf100 Video – Becoming...

"Becoming..." is the third in a series of short films directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer which provide an insight into Waldorf education in the most diverse cultural, social, religious and economic conditions around the globe.

Read Often, Read Print Books to Young Children

Two new research reports get specific about the benefits of reading to young children. Reading from print books is better than ebooks for language learning and children who are read to daily will hear one million more words than peers who are read to once a month.

Get Involved in Screen Free Week

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is encouraging schools, parents and other community organizers to rally around “screen free week” coming up April 29th through May 5th.