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Waldorf Education

Waldorf education aims to inspire life-long learning in all students and to enable them to fully develop their unique capacities. Founded in the early 20th century, Waldorf education is based on the insights, teachings and principles of education outlined by the world renowned artist, and scientist, Rudolf Steiner.

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Waldorf Education in Our Schools

It is the goal of a Waldorf teacher to cultivate a sense of wonder and to inspire children to view the world, even in its most basic form, as magnificent—prompting each student to embrace life with enthusiasm, initiative, and purpose. These aims are met through an education that is rich with meaningful sense experiences, classical academics

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Essentials In Education Blog

Learning to be comfortable in solitude is a life skill with many far reaching benefits in both education and well being overall. Cultivating this skill, in ourselves and our students, is also a crucial precursor for creative thinking. Civil Discourse in the Classroom Oct 4 2021.

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Rudolf Steiner & the History of Waldorf Education

Waldorf education has its roots in the spiritual-scientific research of the Austrian scientist and thinker Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925).According to Steiner's philosophy, the human being is a threefold being of spirit, soul, and body whose capacities unfold in three developmental stages on the path to adulthood: early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence.

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Waldorf Distance Learning: Creativity

Experiential education is, at its heart, about adaptation and innovation around students’ unique learning strengths and needs. As such, it is no surprise that Waldorf educators have taken distance learning in stride and that examples of innovative curriculum delivery and community building will carry on and expand in our communities as school

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Waldorf Ed Films

Careers in Waldorf Education; Waldorf Teacher Preparation Programs; Overview of Waldorf Teacher Preparation Programs (opens in new window/tab) Teacher Education Loans and Grants; Waldorf Job Openings; Submit A Job Posting

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Latest Research on Cursive Handwriting

Latest Research on Cursive Handwriting. Dec 17 2020. Another scientific study on the benefits of handwriting was published this summer in Frontiers in Psychology Magazine. The study by Norwegian University of Science and Technology -- The Importance of Cursive Handwriting Over Typewriting for Learning in the Classroom: A High-Density EEG Study

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The Practical and Creative Art of Form

An example lesson for form drawing as seen in Waldorf education is the drawing of knots and knot art in fourth grade. The well-known Celtic knots, for example, use spiral motifs, often in triplicate, and challenge students with the use of rhythmic over and under lines, the requirement of flow technique without stopping, and the balance of

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The School Culture and Curriculum

Essentials In Education: exploring topics that matter to educators, researchers, policy experts, and thought leaders - from a Waldorf education perspective. Previous Next. Waldorf® is a registered service mark of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

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School Renewal Magazine

School Renewal features sought after articles on ‘hot topic’ themes, book reviews, member highlights, and interviews with alums - modern design elements and highly relevant content for Waldorf school parents and others that are interested in learning more about Waldorf education.

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FAQs About Waldorf

Waldorf education, established by Rudolf Steiner and Emil Molt in 1919, has its foundations in Anthroposophy. At the heart of Anthroposophy is the belief that humanity has the wisdom to transform itself and the world, through one’s own spiritual development.

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AWSNA Principles for Waldorf Schools

Founded in the early 20th century, Waldorf education is based on the insights and teachings of Rudolf Steiner. Guided by these insights, AWSNA members have adopted the following seven AWSNA Principles for Waldorf Schools.These principles articulate the most important values that inform the policies and practices of Waldorf schools in North America and are held as a central …

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Towards the Deepening of Waldorf Education Articles Detail

There is a new edition of Towards the Deepening of Waldorf Education, which is now available for anyone to purchase.. This book was formerly only available to teachers and handed down to them as they entered the College of Teachers. Now it is available to all who would like to read Steiner’s verses and meditations for Waldorf teachers.

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Waldorf Education Trademarks

Waldorf Education Trademarks. The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America is the steward of the following trademarks, also referred to as service marks: WALDORF, RUDOLF STEINER, and STEINER, registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office. For information about these terms, click here for the Guidelines and Position Statement.

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MEd in Waldorf Education at Antioch University Articles

Antioch University is offering a Masters in Education with a Waldorf focus. Participate in a 3-year process, with short summer residencies -- ideal for very active practitioners, experienced educators, Camphill workers, and healing community builders.

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Waldorf Alum Connect

Such forums, along with direct sharing from colleagues of color, highlight that Waldorf education has fallen short of our ideals. We must now seize the opportunity to reflect, to respond, and to do better. As such, we have been revising, elevating, and accelerating our strategic priorities, developed in the 2019 school year, as they relate to

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Waldorf Outdoor Education in the News Articles Detail

The Sanderling Waldorf School is in the news for "offering on campus learning five days a week this fall by taking education outdoors." A Local CBS News affiliate visited the Vista, California campus to learn more about the school's COVIS-19 education reopening plan, which includes extensive outdoor learning opportunities.

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Media Taking Notice of Waldorf Education Articles Detail

The Buffalo News article also looked at Waldorf education through a lens of health, but this time the focus was on the connection to nature and time outdoors. Their news -- Waldorf's emphasis on outdoor education fits the Covid moment-- looked specifically at Aurora Waldorf School in West Falls, New York.

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Working Toward Anti-Racist Education blog detail

Working Toward Anti-Racist Education. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”. - Nelson Mandela. Educators have a unique opportunity to interrupt the cycles of oppression, break down structural prejudice and shape progress in powerful ways. This can be done through increasing student awareness, of

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First Grade Class Assistant @ The Denver Waldorf School

Education. Apply. Share. You need to login to view more details about this opportunity. Sign In / Sign Up. Why do I need to login? This platform is for alum, students and faculty of Association of Waldorf Schools of North America . By logging in, you …

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Civil Discourse in the Classroom blog detail

Civil discourse is defined generally as constructive conversation intended to enhance understanding and support societal good. In the article, What is Civil Discourse, American University expands on this to say it is not polite or performative, but truthful, productive, and requires taking responsibility for truly listening and talking.

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Waldorf Education eNews

Waldorf Education eNews . Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter . E-NEWS highlights relevant news and events of interest to the Waldorf community. Stay on top of important current topics related to children, families, and Waldorf education!

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Physical Education Teacher @ Halton Waldorf School(company

A job titled Physical Education Teacher has been posted on Waldorf Alum Connect. You can apply to this opportunity on Waldorf Alum Connect - an online platform for alum, students and faculty of Waldorf Alumni

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Healing our Communities through Inner Work

Essentials In Education: exploring topics that matter to educators, researchers, policy experts, and thought leaders - from a Waldorf education perspective. Previous Next. Waldorf® is a registered service mark of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

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Biodynamics: Holistic Sustainability in Farming and Education

As Waldorf education nears its 100-year anniversary, teachers, students, farmers, and communities around the world look to Steiner's many offerings and seek to unite and celebrate his work. One such unification is the GreenBee Wildlife Web Initiative -- a coming together of a consortium of Waldorf schools, students, and communities across the

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Arts Integration in Core Curriculum Articles Detail

Dr. Erica Rosenfeld Halverson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, believes art should be integrated into core curriculum. Her new book asks educators to incorporate artistic process values -- creating, cultivating, initiating, and unfolding -- over traditional values like instructing, memorizing, and reciting.

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The Importance of Productive Solitude

Learning to be comfortable in solitude is a life skill with many far reaching benefits in both education and well being overall. Cultivating this skill, in ourselves and our students, is also a crucial precursor for creative thinking.

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Experiential Education – Why Students Should Learn by

Essentials In Education: exploring topics that matter to educators, researchers, policy experts, and thought leaders - from a Waldorf education perspective. Previous Next. Waldorf® is a registered service mark of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

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News/Articles of Interest

This issue focuses on environmental stewardship and action, outdoor education, and cultivating a love of nature. Order your issue today. Waldorf School's Outdoor Education in the News Nov 5 2021. Shining Mountain Waldorf School Community is in the news for their outdoor education and recent seventh grade backpacking trip. The seventh grade

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High School Fine Arts Teacher

A job titled High School Fine Arts Teacher has been posted on Waldorf Alum Connect. You can apply to this opportunity on Waldorf Alum Connect - an online platform for alum, students and faculty of Waldorf Alumni

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AWSNA Principles for Waldorf Institutes

The teacher education program is informed by each teacher’s ongoing study of anthroposophy and professional development in Waldorf education. The institute colleagues work collaboratively and cooperatively to develop, refine, and periodically review the educational program.

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High School Science Teacher

A job titled High School Science Teacher has been posted on Waldorf Alum Connect. You can apply to this opportunity on Waldorf Alum Connect - an online platform for alum, students and faculty of Waldorf Alumni

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The Importance of Learning an

Essentials In Education: exploring topics that matter to educators, researchers, policy experts, and thought leaders - from a Waldorf education perspective. Previous Next. Waldorf® is a registered service mark of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

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Celebrating 100 years of Waldorf Education--and YOU as

Serving as the culmination to the 100-year anniversary celebration will be the Education Innovation Summit titled Learn to Change the World, co-hosted by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA), the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education (APWE), and the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). This event

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The Future Starts Now: Student

Education naturally helps students examine social and cultural mores, make deeper connections in their thinking, and formulate sound reasoning in and around these issues that involve policy. However, it need not be only cognitive or theoretical support. Social work that is embedded into class work and the school community is an admirable goal

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