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Storytelling : Discovering Waldorf Education

A series that explores the ideas and philosophies behind Waldorf Education…   For more information on Waldorf Education, please visit the Discovering Waldorf Series from the Waldorf tab in the Navigation bar. Blessings and magic, Donni Are you interested in a Waldorf-inspired lifestyle? Sign up to receive helpful new Discovering Waldorf articles. Email Address FirstIf you want to read more…click here

Outdoor Play : Discovering Waldorf

A series that explores the ideas and philosophies behind Waldorf Education…     For more information on Waldorf Education, please visit the Discovering Waldorf Series from the Waldorf tab in the Navigation bar. Blessings and magic, Donni Are you interested in a Waldorf-inspired lifestyle? Sign up to receive helpful new Discovering Waldorf articles. Email AddressIf you want to read more…click here

Overcoming Fear :: Discovering Waldorf

Overcoming Fear and the Perception of Judgment within the Waldorf Community     This past year, after discovering Waldorf during Fall 2010, I finally visited my first Waldorf school. Everything up to that point that I knew about Waldorf and my experiences with it were from books and online. When I first got the invitationIf you want to read more…click here

The Music Curriculum in the Waldorf School :: Discovering Waldorf

Do you want to learn more about the music curriculum in a Waldorf school? Here’s a wonderful grade by grade explanation from the Association of Waldorf Music Education… The Music Curriculum in the Waldorf School Kitty is learning Violin and Viola in Fourth Grade this year at our Maple Village Waldorf School. For more infoIf you want to read more…click here

Educating Children for the Future :: Discovering Waldorf

Jack Petrash, is a Waldorf teacher. He has over 30 years of classroom experience. Our world is changing at a rapid and dramatic pace. Every decade brings technological advances and unforeseen social change. So how can we prepare our children for a world we can’t envision? Here’s Jack’s answer… If you are interested in findingIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: The Waldorf Lifestyle

Welcome to Discovering Waldorf, where everyday families share their Waldorf thoughts and experiences. Today, Joey is here to talk about how she brings Waldorf into her family’s life. :: Discovering Waldorf::  Living and learning about the Waldorf lifestyle by:  Joey van Oort We live over an hour’s drive from the closest Waldorf School so unfortunatelyIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: Propositions of Play

I know we talk about the importance of play a lot here on Discovering Waldorf and here it is again.  I thought this article had a very interesting take on the benefits of play throughout the ages. I particularly loved these two sentences … “Play, then, is about process, not product.  It has no goalIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: What Is It Like To Be A Waldorf Teacher

I am deeply grateful for our teachers at Maple Village School and the love and care they bring into Teddy and Kitty’s Waldorf classroom every day. Their level of commitment continues to amaze me. They gift so much of themselves into everything they do. Their teaching day does not stop when my children go home…If you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: Waldorf and Neuroscience

I had the pleasure of attending a lecture given last night by Ruth Ker, a well known Waldorf Early Childhood expert and author. It was a brilliant talk which left me inspired and motivated. Upon leaving the lecture hall at the end of her talk, Ruth handed out informational material. When I looked down atIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: An Overview

For those of you who are wondering what Waldorf education is all about, here is a great overview written by Dr Christine Gruhn, a parent with children who attend the Davis Waldorf School. via : Chicago Waldorf School “The Waldorf curriculum is not boring, even for very bright children, as children paint, draw, garden, dance,If you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf – “Eurythmy”

Please welcome wonderful Carrie from The Parenting Passageway. I asked Carrie to write about Eurythmy as I am completely unfamiliar with what it is, why it is important to development and how one learns how to do it and teach it. Thank you, Carrie, for explaining all of these questions in this great article… *If you want to read more…click here