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second grade classroom

Shining Mountain Waldorf School

Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

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tug-of-war

Linden Waldorf School

Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

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School play

Green Meadow Waldorf School

Chestnut Ridge, New York, U.S.A.

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Children wearing scarves they knit

Da Vinci Waldorf School

Wauconda, Illinois, U.S.A.

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students and teacher with microscope

San Francisco Waldorf School

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

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Class of children surfing

Sunrise Waldorf School

Duncan, British Columbia, Canada

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Affectionate children

Washington Waldorf School

Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

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Waldorf100 News

Waldorf100 Beach Cleanup Project 

Southern California Waldorf Schools and the Honolulu Waldorf School in Hawaii came together for a Beach Cleanup Day on November 2nd in honor of Waldorf100.

Giving to the Circle of Life

If you planted a pollinator garden as part of the Waldorf100 GreenBee Wildlife initiative, we hope you have had the opportunity to observe the pollinators you have attracted and are enjoying your success! Please take photos of your garden and send them to us at waldorf100@awsna.org.  

Waldorf100 Proclamations

Schools across North America have been receiving mayoral proclamations designating September 19, 2019 as a time to recognize the gifts offered by Waldorf education. Here are the proclamations that have been made thus far for the Waldorf100 anniversary. 

News of Interest

Waldorf Students Take A Stand

No doubt you are aware of the powerful voices of countless youth across the globe who are challenging the public take climate change seriously. On September 20th, students from a number of Waldorf schools in North America took a stand.  We celebrate their community activism.

 Lakota Waldorf School Receives First Nations Grant

Through the First Nations grant program, students at the Lakota Waldorf School will learn to speak and understand the Lakota language and learn a strong cultural identity and reverence for the heritage through gardening, food preparation, and other Lakota traditions. 

The Main Lesson in Waldorf Education

Waldorf education uses the block structure of learning to make sure that students have the time they need to experience true learning and find relevancy and interest in the topic at hand. We call this academic learning block Main Lesson.  

Writing to Read in Waldorf Education

Students should learn reading as humans have throughout time -- beginning with spoken word story and oral tradition and only then moving toward decoding written word. 

Baking Bread in Waldorf Early Childhood Classrooms

"Working and eating together at the table is an important social activity. Through the whole process of kneading, baking, waiting, and eating the children are learning to slow the pace of their day and are becoming part of a community."

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