Waldorf Education In The News
Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education article by Diane Friedlaender, Kyle Beckham, Xinhua Zheng, and Linda Darling-Hammond.
CNN's Dan Simon reports on a school that uses a no-technology approach and how it's attractive to high-tech parents - 3/13/12
Harvard Education Letter article by Laura Pappano - Nov/Dec 2011 Download the Article here. [PDF]
The student currently featured here is Community School student Justin Navarro. He was a rising kindergartener at the time of this photo. He is now entering the 4th grade here at The Community School.
The Waldorf Way: Silicon Valley school eschews technology
The Daily Nightly on msnbc.com by Rehema Ellis - 11/30/11 Download the Article here. [PDF]
Preschool Tests Take Time Away from Play—and Learning
Scientific American article by Paul Tullis - 11/2/11 Download the Article here. [PDF]
Informational Articles for Waldorf-Inspired Parents
Thank You for Making Those Socks!
Huffington Post article by Elisa (EJ) Sobo - 8/7/12
2012 Recipients of Herbst Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence
SF Gate article/PR Web - 5/14/12
High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approaches to education
Washington Post article - 5/12/12
Keep the fun in kindergarten, expert says
Burlington Free Press article - 5/11/12
Teaching without distraction
Ottawa Citizen article - 4/16/12
The Techno-Savvy Favor a Non-Tech Education, at Least For Their Kids
Huffington Post article by John M. Eger - 2/22/12
Early Childhood Articles
NY Times article by Perri Klass, M.D. - 9/10/12
If We Don't Let Our Children Play, Who Will Be the Next Steve Jobs?
Huffington Post article by Darell Hammond - 10/20/11
Waldorf Resources from The Community School
Trauma Informed Care, a Waldorf Inspired Approach
April 4-7th, 2013 at The Community School for Creative Education.
This 4 day seminar was a gift to our school and community from Friends of Waldorf Education and its Managing Director Bernd Ruf and Emergency Pedagogy Coordinator Malte Landgraff.kkk
Click below to download and view the Power Point set for the 4 days.
Find attached the flyer and background reading for Seminar: Trauma Informed Care-A Waldorf Inspired Approach
Click below for the background reading material and agenda for the seminar:
Background readings include:
1. Profile, Friends of Waldorf Education
Overview of Friends of Waldorf Education-the organization of which the visiting Emergency Pedagogy Team is a part of.
2. When Children Get Out of Line
By our guest, Bernd Ruff, team lead, out of the team’s work in Karlsruhe, Germany, at the Waldorf-inspired Parsifal School in Karlsruhe, , which he founded. The focus of the work is trauma-informed care based on Waldorf education for children in this urban setting.
3. When Worlds Collapse
By our guest, Bernd Ruff, out of his team’s work in war zones, where they brought their work in trauma informed care. The focus of this work is acute trauma informed care, or emergency pedagogy, based on Waldorf education.
4. Working Agenda April 4 – 7 2013
Download photos of the seminar.
Toward the Deepening of Public Waldorf Education Urban- and Equity-Focused Waldorf-Inspired Teaching in Oakland, California
by Ida Oberman, PhD. Download article here.
Research of Waldorf Education
The Relevance of Waldorf Education for Urban School Reform
by Ida Oberman, PhD September 2007. Download Research here.
Waldorf Graduate Survey
by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin, with Ida Oberman
It has taken approximately two years to formulate, conduct, and evaluate this survey of North American Waldorf graduates, starting with the first Waldorf senior class in 1943 and culminating with the class of 2005. A rich source of statistical and analytical information is now available to be mined by the Research Institute and those who read this study.
Download the full survey here.