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Event Showcases Foreign Language Skills

The annual Day of the Languages event in February gives middle and high school students the opportunity to showcase their...

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Love of Language Binds Teacher to Waldorf

A Saul Bellow book may have piqued Valerie LeBlanc's interest in Waldorf education, but the longtime English teacher cites its...

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Experts Support Age-Appropriate Reading Instruction

The Waldorf method of tailoring reading lessons to each student's stage of development is supported by a 2015 report by...

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Fostering Passionate and Skilled Readers

Washington Waldorf's approach to teaching reading skills helps students develop a rich vocabulary and a deep understanding of meaning that...

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Inspiring Students with the Main Lesson

Washington Waldorf students start each day with longer "main lesson blocks" that immerse them in one area of study — providing...

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Art, Science, and the Waldorf Way

Sarah, an architect, and David, a software developer — parents of WWS students — explain how their professions reinforce their belief that...

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Rooting Education in Nature

Waldorf in the Woods immerses kindergarteners in the outdoors every day, to nurture the open-ended, self-directed play critical for physical...

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Teaching Geometry From Every Angle

For a broader understanding, our school integrates geometry with other subjects, connects it to nature and real-life applications, and even...

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