The Case for Keeping the Same Teacher

By Thesa Callinicos There was a question recently at the Waldorf-inspired North Fork School of Integrated Studies in Paonia, Colorado, that asked for parents’ opinions on looping in a Waldorf-inspired school. Very few people here in Paonia have experienced their child having the same …

Distance Learning at EWS

Find a dyslexia friendly version of this document here. Dear Eugene Waldorf School families,  Although our school campus is closed, the Eugene Waldorf School is open and shifting to remote learning and community offerings. We intend to support and nourish …

Dealing with School Closures

Kim John Payne, author of “Simplicity Parenting” and “The Soul of Discipline” has offered five new podcasts to help support parents during the current school closure period. Take a breath, make some tea and get support here.

Settling the Fear of COVID-19

As we find ourselves in uncharted waters during the global pandemic, stories can provide calm in the otherwise stormy sea of news and events. Stories to Settle the Fear of the Coronavirus

EWS COVID-19 Information and Resources

What a difference a day makes as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe. EWS has been working busily to keep up, and to provide support to parents via resources and networking opportunities. In accordance with the most recent mandate, …

The Benefits of Outdoor Kindergarten

EWS is excited to announce the formation of a new outdoor kindergarten at our school beginning in 20/21. The benefits of time spent outdoors for children are well established. The following article profiles several outdoor learning programs and discusses the …

Playing Music at School Boosts Academic Achievement

Waldorf schools are known for teaching through the arts, including music. A child’s experience of music at a Waldorf school begins in the early childhood classroom with the many songs sung together as a class. Singing continues through the duration …

The Gift of an Extra Year to Grow

As schools around the world require children to master academic skills at younger ages, a new study by Harvard Medical School researchers has found that the youngest children in their class are more likely to struggle with behavior in the …

El Vuelo de los Ancestros

Return to the ancient path, the roadmap of greatness, the elders call must be obeyed, thoughts of the ancestors is enough, everything is hidden within it. It is the beginning of healing for all of us and our land.Put your …