Why We Chose Waldorf- The DiSalvatores

We chose to begin our son Milo’s education at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm because of the way Waldorf cultivates in its students an appreciation for the beauty of the natural world, on the one hand, and the social and emotional competencies so often overlooked...

One Parent’s Journey from Homeschooling to Waldorf

By Caroline Horner When I walked across the stage to receive my diploma at Hamilton College graduation, I looked at the sea of people gathered and thought, “Now what the #%#& am I supposed to do?!” I’d been taught information, facts and statistics. I hadn’t been...

Wait Until 8th

Dear Friends, There is a growing awareness in our society that media, in all its forms, produces harmful effects in children, perhaps the greatest loss being the dimming effect it has on the imagination and the ability to think creatively. While we, as adults, have...

Waldorf Second Grade: Learning Place Value Through Apple Picking

Place Value in Second Grade In the autumn of second grade, we visited an apple orchard to introduce the base ten number system and place value. After we picked the apples, I asked students to count all of the apples that we had collected. At first, they began counting...