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

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 …

The Seven Core Principles of Waldorf Education

The Seven Core Principles of Waldorf Education is an exciting, recently published book. The principles were developed over the course of a few years by The Pedagogical Section Council (PSC) to establish the essential aspects that characterize Waldorf education. The …

Waldorf Education: The Gift Is Inside

Watch this video by Zane Bridgers, Waldorf School of Princeton Class of 2005. Those who describe Zane use words like hardworking, dedicated, and multi-talented. This video reveals a bit of that!