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#TravelTuesday to Colegio Waldorf School in Guatemala

Sending a special hashtag-Travel-Tuesday to our 4th grade teacher Ms. Wilner for extending Winter Break by one week to help train Waldorf teacher colleagues at the Colegio Waldorf School in Guatemala! 

A Grading Strategy That Puts the Focus on Learning From Mistakes

New Year. New approach to learning from our mistakes. 

Some teachers have stopped giving grades altogether to try to refocus class on learning instead of on grades... [Teachers need to] continually remind them that in seventh grade it's more important that they learn the math than that they get a certain grade....

The Expectation Gap | Deborah Gilboa | TEDxCMU

New Year. New healthy expectations of our children.  ​

Closing the expectation gap between what adults believe today's youth is capable of, and allowing them to create their own solutions to today (and tomorrow's) biggest challenges will impact society greatly in the next 5-10 years...

Conic Sections in Clay

New Year. New goal to brush up on our math skills so that we may keep pace with our Waldorf students!  

Jamie York’s Art of Teaching Math™ Workshops go online through March 2019 and we’re kicking off this season with a free video from our 8th Grade Online Workshop on Conic Sections... a topic that Waldorf schools introduce earlier than in the world of mainstream math education. And we do it through working with the imagination! Let’s remember, math should exercise and develop our imagination. 

Tour Our School in Celebration of 100 Years of Waldorf Education

New Year. New opportunities tour our school and to celebrate 100 years of Waldorf education! Discover why our educational philosophy has expanded to over 1,100 schools and 1,700 kindergartens in over 80 countries on all continents. 

"One hundred years after the first Waldorf school opened, the movement has become a worldwide force for educating young people... Waldorf 100 aspires to further develop the cooperation and effectiveness of Waldorf education in a global exchange throughout the entire world."

Winter Parent & Child Classes: Register Now!

New Year. New toddler classes to bond with your little one, expand your parent network, and nourish your family's head, heart, and hands! ​

We are only a week away from the start of our warm, welcoming, and informative Winter Parent and Child classes, and roughly three weeks away from our Bake and Play Morning. Register before sessions fill-up:

Learn to Change the World: Encounter, Engagement, Inclusion

New Year. New Waldorf 100 "Learn to Change the World: Encounter, Engagement, Inclusion" film!  

"See and hear students and teachers from Waldorf schools around the world talking about today's children, the challenges and rewards of education, and how we encounter each other, engage, and include each other in relationships and in a community."

What happens when you mix math, coral and crochet?

New Year. New ways of blending Science, Math, and Art for the greater good! Use this last week of vacation to start working on a piece for the Institute for Figuring's Crochet Coral Reef project. 

Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid)

Today, tomorrow, and every day after may we seek to know, understand, and have compassion for each of other's narratives. ​

The Link Between August Birthdays and A.D.H.D.

Waldorf education is grounded in offering what is developmentally appropriate for children as they age. At WSB this starts with a full assesses of a child's readiness for challenging academics and immersive learning experiences. This increases the likelihood of them becoming confident leaders versus anxious followers.