Silicon Valley executives, Waldorf parents in general, and lately more and more education researchers, recognize the value of the holistic, hands-on, developmentally appropriate Waldorf approach to education. “The importance of storytelling, of the natural rhythms of daily life,… Read More
Increasingly, the research shows that social, active, creative play is the true work of kindergarten. When a focus on academics crowds out this work, children are more likely to struggle later on with social and emotional skills, impulse control, and critical thinking and planning, not to mention increased levels of anxiety and depression.
“Being personally acquainted with a number of Waldorf students, I can say that they come closer to realizing their own potential than practically anyone I know.”
Joseph Weizenbaum, Professor (now emeritus), MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), author of “Computer Power and Human Reason”.