Jan 30

Waldorf Schools, Unplugged on Purpose

While the education landscape is changing – core curriculum, smart boards, tablets – Waldorf Education continues to offer its unique blend of education eschewing technology to provide children with a substantive and yet imaginative and soulful education experience. There have been many recent articles about the choice some parents are making to send their children to Waldorf Schools, among them the New York Times shining light on Google executives from Silicon Valley choosing “unplugged on purpose” schools. Here we have collected a few of the best recent articles that touch on the trend of technology-free education in K-8th grade.

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Dec 11

Preparing For Life

In October 2011 The New York Times sparked national media coverage with its story “A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute” on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education. “Preparing for Life” takes viewers inside the Waldorf School of the Peninsula where the focus is on creativity, resilience, innovative thinking, and social and […]

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