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Social and Emotional Learning, a New Model for Learning

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions, is being...

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A Waldorf Guide For The Holidays

The holidays are upon us. During this glorious time of year, how do we show our children that the holidays are not just about receiving but most importantly about giving? Here are our top tips and recommendations for getting through this holiday season with a sense of...

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Why We Bake Bread in Early Childhood Classes

Bread making at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm is a much loved activity beginning with children as young as two years old. Waldorf schools around the world use different bread recipes. At Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, we have been making huckabuck bread since the...

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Benefits of Barefoot Babies

In this article, originally shared in Pathways magazine, Kacie Flegal explores the neurological benefits that walking barefoot has on developing minds. In our Parent & Child program, parents and caregivers learn about child development through guided activities,...

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POEM: What Is A Waldorf School?

By Ellyn Hilliard, 7th grade teacher at Desert Star Community School “What is a Waldorf School?”, you say, While on your way to Opening Day. You know there’s something strange and new But you don’t know just what they do. You toured campus late last week, Each colored...

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Early Literacy Learning in Waldorf Education

How Reading, Writing, Literature, and Language are Taught in a Waldorf Education By Dianne McGaunn and Kat Marsh The Waldorf approach to literacy is unique in two very important ways. First, Waldorf education builds a foundation for literacy learning through attention...

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