“Rather than making sure the child is ready for school, wouldn’t it be better to make school ready for children?”
– Caroline Sharp
This page provides a list of resources to help parents better understand the benefits of a Waldorf education.
A film about Waldorf education and Marin Waldorf School.
"Becoming" is the third film in a series of short films produced on the occasion of the centenary of Waldorf Education under the direction of the award-winning Californian documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer, and which provide an insight into the inclusive diversity of Waldorf Education under the most diverse cultural, social, religious and economic conditions around the globe.
The SWSF is a membership organisation for all the Steiner schools and independent Steiner Early Years settings in the UK and Ireland.
The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools in New Zealand is a registered incorporated society which represents member schools, early childhood and adult education centres who work out of the pedagogical indications developed by Austrian Philosopher and Scientist, Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925).
Waldorf 100 is an international association and forum for Steiner/Waldorf Education.
Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning and joy in living. Articles include information on computers in childhood and the importance of healthy play.
Friends of Waldorf Education supports Waldorf schools and kindergartens, anthroposophy-based institutions for handicapped people and other initiatives for education and social work.
Waldorf Today provides a weekly newsletter about articles on Waldorf Education.
Mazzone, Laing: A passionate schooling: Key Ideas Behind Steiner Waldorf Education. Lulu.com, UK, 2017.
Baldwin, Rahima: You Are Your Child’s First Teacher. Celestial Arts, Berkeley, 1989.
Barnes, Henry: An Introduction to Steiner Education. Mercury Press, Chestnut Ridge, NY, 1985.
Childs, Gilbert: Steiner Education in Theory and Practice. Floris Books, Edinburgh, 1991.
Davy, Gudrun: Lifeways: Working with Family Questions. Hawthorne Press, Gloucestershire, 1983.
Finser, Torin: School as a Journey. Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1994.
Gorman, Margaret: Confessions of a Steiner Parent. Rudolf Steiner College Publications, Fair Oaks, CA, 1990.
Harwood, A. C.: Life of a Child. Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1979.
Querido, René: Creativity in Education: The Steiner Approach. Dakin, San Francisco, 1982.
Spock, Marjorie: Teaching as a Lively Art. Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1978.
Steiner, Rudolf.: Kingdom of Childhood. Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1982.
For Books on Waldorf Education, child development, children’s books and toys, etc.
Susan Laing’s Resources for understanding children.
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