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."
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.
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.
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.
Waldorf-Resources.org has shared an article excerpt, written by education professor and researcher, Markus Lindholm, PhD, that suggests a framework for curiosity-based science education during preschool, elementary, middle and high-school.
Main Lesson books are unique to Waldorf education. Waldorf students process and record lectures in notes and illustrations on large, blank pages of high-quality paper. What are these books exactly and why do Waldorf schools use them?