Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner’s teaching philosophy is often found in mainstream media. References to Waldorf education and the pedagogical and developmental principles underlying Waldorf education can be found in the following articles, videos and media outlets. Learn how Waldorf teaching principles, practiced for almost 100 years, are being recognized throughout the world.

VIDEO

Waldorf 100 – The Film [17:50 mins]

“Go out into the world and do good work”. If you’ve ever wondered what Waldorf is all about, please invest 18 minutes of your time to learn about the challenges of childhood in a modern world across all cultures, the beauty of interconnectedness, the importance of confidence and adaptability and the benefits of a grassroots educational movement that is not governed by state, church or commercial interests.

 

New York Times
A story on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education appeared on the front page of the New York Times and gained national recognition. Read  “A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute“.

This film picks up where that story left off.

CNN
CNN examines Waldorf education in this six-minute video discussing “The Waldorf Way: How Children Learn” with Dr. Sanjay Gupta & Dr. Kalbfleisch, cognitive neuroscientist.

FOX News Informative three-minute news item by Fox News in Philadelphia on Waldorf Schools, featuring the “un-plugged” nature of the pedagogy and the surprising popularity of it with parents in high-tech industries (as reported by the NY Times).

RESEARCH

Standing Out Without Standing Alone: Profile of Waldorf School Graduates (pdf) This study documents the post-secondary education of Waldorf students, their chosen areas of focus and professions. Download

Survey of Waldorf Graduates, Phase II (pdf) This survey samples 550 participants and describes what Waldorf school graduates most love to study, which professions they select, what they think of their Waldorf education, and what they value as adults. Download