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While the Waldorf School of Lexington doesn't often make the national press, the pedagogical and developmental principles underlying Waldorf education do. This global education movement that was inaugurated almost 100 years ago could not be more timely and relevant for today's children.

To learn more about the Waldorf School of Lexington's developmentally based, arts-integrated curriculum, please visit us at an Open House or Information Session. Or contact Kate Woll, Admissions Director.

THE ATLANTIC

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Teens who spend more time than average on screen activities are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than average on nonscreen activities are more likely to be happy. There’s not a single exception. If you were going to give advice for a happy adolescence based on this [national] survey, it would be straightforward: Put down the phone, turn off the laptop, and do something—anything—that does not involve a screen.

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergarteners of Finland

New York Times

A Silicon Valley School That Doesn't Compute

Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

Let the Kids Learn Through Play

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Washington post

 

Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some

Why forcing kids to do things 'sooner and faster' doesn't get them further in school

Wall St. Journal

Teach Your Children Well: Unhook Them From Technology

Boston Globe

Is the Common Core Killing Kindergarten?

Huffington post

Teaching the Whole Child: Waldorf Schools and Exemplary Teacher Engagement

 

The New York Times sparked national media coverage with its front page story on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education. This film picks up where that story left off.

Schools that are unplugged are being called “the hot new thing for parents who are fed up with all the noise…”

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