About Waldorf Education
Waldorf education is based on the work of Rudolf Steiner, a leading early twentieth-century philosopher and scientist.
The first Waldorf School opened in Germany in 1919 with the mission to foster independent thought and a sense of personal responsibility in all students. These progressive ideas spread quickly and today Waldorf is one of the fastest-growing educational models in the world.
To learn more about Waldorf education, explore the latest articles and resources below.
Waldorf in the Media
NBC Nightly News: "The Waldorf Way", November 30, 2011
Waldorf School in China, Genevieve Fussell, The New Yorker, January 23, 2015
Articles/Books on Waldorf Educational Principles
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Jean M. Twenge, The Atlantic, September 2017
Smartphone Addition Creates Imbalance in the Brain, Study Suggests
Science Daily, November 30, 2017
What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades
Maria Konnikova, The New York Times, June 2, 2014
Putting Art in Stem, Henry Fountain, The New York Times, October 21, 2014
How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning, Mariko Nobori, Edutopia, August 29, 2012
Waldorf Education Resources
Why Waldorf Works
The official site for the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Online Waldorf Library
Research Institute for Waldorf Education
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Rudolf Steiner Foundation Social Finance