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Waldorf Family Honors MLK Day by Doing for Others

This year, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Grades students gathered together Friday morning before the long weekend. Our intention was to bring an awareness to the children of why there is a holiday on Monday, with an offering from some of the classes...

Adult Handwork: Indigo Workshop

This past Saturday, June 4, Waldorf School at Moraine Farm hosted a workshop focused on natural dyeing. We used Indigo dye and Shibori folding and binding techniques that resulted in unique and beautiful designs. Luckily it was a mild morning which allowed us to be...

Our Teachers Dive Deep into Our Math Curriculum

A Summary of Math-Based Professional Development This Year By Dianne McGaunn, Math Teacher and Math Mentor “We possess mathematical truths through the fact that we ourselves behave mathematically in the world. We walk, we stand, and so forth; we describe certain lines...

2016 Waldorf Curriculum: Nursery through Eighth Grade

A Curriculum Update Twice a year our teachers share a brief summary of what’s been happening inside their classrooms. As you read through these curriculum updates, you can sense how a Waldorf education actively engages the body, mind, and will, allowing the students...

Waldorf Math through Plato and Dodecahedrons

By Heather Collis-Puro, Handwork Teacher At Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, beautiful geometric drawings are often what come to mind when we think about math in sixth grade.   Many of us have purchased the notecards that Mr. Yoors’ (sixth grade) class sold at the...