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Rather than following the latest trends in education, Waldorf schools have stayed true to the pedagogical principles that are its foundation. One of those is the value of play....
We want our children to become confident, independent doers and directors of their own lives. They can, but we adults have to give them the time to find their own strength. We do not need to speed them up but to slow ourselves down and let the children lead us. We will all benefit....
Music has been and is an integral part of the Waldorf curriculum from pre-school through high school. Research has shown that there are benefits to music participation, from improved focus, motivation, and academic performance. ...
To kick off the new year, we welcomed back a panel of our alumni and hosted a discussion featuring graduates from classes spanning 1995 to 2019....
When students at The Denver Waldorf School are asked what they love about their education, they often comment that they treasure their close relationships with teachers. They are full of gratitude to be surrounded by caring, dedicated and inspiring teachers. Our Teacher Spotlight series highlights a new teacher each month. Let's get to know Nathan Ballenger....
This week's post references a study that investigated the impact of the arts on learning. One of the questions and concerns many parents have about Waldorf education is the prominence of the arts. This recent research supports what's been integral to the Waldorf pedagogy from its inception. ...
When our students are asked what they love about their education at The Denver Waldorf School, one answer we hear frequently is that they treasure their close  relationship with teachers. They are full of gratitude to be surrounded by caring, dedicated, and inspiring teachers. Our Teacher Spotlight series highlights a new teacher each month. Let's get to know Dr. Wayne Mayer....
Molding an elite athlete is not the end goal; rather, it is a byproduct of a healthy relationship to sports and movement. Beyond just winning, development of character is the emphasized result in the athletic arena....