Category Archives: Waldorf Education

See For Yourself Why Waldorf Education Works

  See For Yourself Why Waldorf Education Works On Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to noon, families of students entering Pre-K through Grade Eight are invited to Cape Ann Waldorf School to learn more about Waldorf education.  Parents and children can … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Story on Waldorf Education

A great piece on one family’s journey to Waldorf education.  Originally published here. Knitting Is More Important Than Homework By MARA MENACHEM Two years ago on the front page of the New York Times Sunday Business section, an article ran … Continue reading

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A Speech from a CAWS Alumna Honoring Her Class Teacher, Tom Braden

Salutatorian speech Rockport High School Graduation June 7, 2013 Good evening, and welcome to the Rockport High School Graduation of the class of 2013. This is a long awaited moment that my classmates and I are excited to share with … Continue reading

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Handwork Year-In-Review

Here are some of the finished products from the school’s handwork program during the 2012-13 school year.  Thank you Mrs. Collis Puro and Mrs. Freysinger for helping the children to make such beautiful objects with their own hands!

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Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews

See what a few of Cape Ann Waldorf School’s alumni have to say about their time at CAWS and what a Waldorf education has meant to them. Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews: Hannah Elliott-Higgins Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni … Continue reading

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$10,000 Challenge Grant Met!

Thanks to donors like you, Cape Ann Waldorf School met the $10,000 challenge grant! Thanks to the generosity of the CAWS community, we met the goal of our December challenge grant. CAWS will now receive an additional $10,000 for the … Continue reading

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Painting the Sistine Desk

Seventh Grade Curriculum Update by Anna Scalera The seventh grade recently finished a history block on the Renaissance – a period brimming with excellent possibilities for learning through biographies. Our block began with the life story of Joan of Arc. The … Continue reading

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Prescription for Play

A great little film on  the importance of free play in children’s lives. Dr. Ken Ginsburg, pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and author of Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings, and Dr. Marilyn Benoit, … Continue reading

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Creativity on the Decline in American Schoolchildren

Waldorf Education encourages the type of critical thinking too-often being neglected  in other schools today.  This article tells how education – and creative thinking – have changed in the last few decades.   From the author: “Creativity is nurtured by … Continue reading

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The Gift of Learning — Steiner Waldorf Schools in England

An excellent 3 minute film on England’s Steiner Waldorf Schools. The Gift of Learning The longer version is below The Gift of Learning — full length

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