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  • Students learn more effectively from print textbooks than screens, study says
    by Rudolf Steiner School on October 30, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens. Continue reading . . . […]

  • Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 24, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. Continue reading . . . […]

  • VIDEO: Kim John Payne at Steiner
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    Kim John Payne gave a well received talk to an at-capacity audience for just under two hours, including a Q&A, on March 1, 2016. He began his talk by clarifying that he is not anti-technology, but rather pro-family. However, he cited several statistics that the use of excessive technology […]

  • VIDEO: Ackerman Institute Talk
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    The Rudolf Steiner School welcomed representatives from the Ackerman Institute into our community on March 8 for an evening of learning and understanding about gender diversity and best practice guidelines for transgender and gender-expansive students. Click HERE or on the photo to watch the video. […]

  • Is she the best rock climber ever?
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    Congratulations to our “rock star” climber Ashima Shiraishi, who was named by Time Magazine as a next generation leader, with the question: Could the best female rock climber in the world become the best rock climber ever? Ashima has been a student at the Steiner School since she was […]

  • College Acceptances & Matriculations for the Class of 2016
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 6:10 pm

    The Rudolf Steiner School is proud to announce that the Class of 2016 had an extraordinary college acceptance season this year. The focus of our college guidance program is to guide and support students in finding colleges and universities that are the right fit for each student. The Class of 2016 […]

  • Typewriter (by Henry P – 8th grade)
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    [After reading Henry’s story, read the preview article from The Bulletin Magazine about the making of “Typewriter,” written by Language Arts teacher Rosemary Hester] When he entered the room, he tripped over an overturned lamp and fell face first onto the carpet. The first […]

  • Could Steiner schools have a point on children, tablets and tech?
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Interesting article about technology in schools. This article from The Guardian (UK) focuses on a Waldorf school in Nottingham, UK. While this school, Iona, does not allow its students to use technology in the school and discourages its use at home, it is important to point out that many Waldorf […]

  • Keeping Kids Safe: In Case of Emergency (ICE) and Apple Health App by Liz Repking
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    I know I might sound a little crazy, but I sometimes wonder what would happen if one of my kids got hurt while on a bike or out running. Who would know who they are? How would I be contacted? As much as we, as parents, get frustrated with kids who always seem glued to […]

  • Establishing an Escape Route by Liz Repking
    by Rudolf Steiner School on August 23, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Kids, even good kids, sometimes make mistakes. Our goal as parents is not to prevent mistakes, but to help kids learn from those mistakes. But if they are scared to tell us about their mistakes, they can get in over their heads and end up making even bigger mistakes to try to cover their trail. […]