Health and wellness was the topic of our April 2021 “Alumni Highlights” webinar. Our featured alumnae Allison French ’93, Doctor of Chiropractic, Yoga Teacher and Co-founder of The Dock Studios; and Nihal Kaur ’01, Acupuncturist and Licensed Herbalist, and founder of Nihal Kaur Acupuncture. They shared rich insight into their work …
We take an experiential and project based approach to science, which engages students and sparks their curiosity. It also gives them skills that will help them be more successful in life and work: exploration, critical thinking, and problem-solving through collaboration.
Want Smarter Kids? Teach Music, Not Coding, According to MIT
The latest neuroscience shows that learning a musical instrument increases brain power.
Our February 2021 “Alumni Highlights” webinar featured Raymond Gonzalez, a professional guitarist and music teacher. Raymond is a graduate of the first SWS high school class, in 1978. He treated our community to a 30 minute concert and follow-up Q&A session. He has performed for audiences throughout the US, is …
Insights from neuroscience suggest that arts education can play additional important roles in how children learn.
It’s become increasingly critical that we embrace and embed social and emotional learning (SEL) in both in-school and out-of-school environments.
What does SEL focus on? The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) has established five core competencies
This interview was published in the New York Times on February 28, 2018.
New York Times: Motivation flourishes where students feel autonomous, supported and competent. Our hands-on curriculum and supportive faculty help children become engaged students with a passion for learning.
Education watchers have long known that the relationship with a teacher can be critically important to how well students learn. But emerging research is giving a clearer picture than ever of how teachers can build and leverage strong relationships with their students.
Our third “Alumni Highlights” webinar featured two graduates who work in the fields of “UX” or User Experience and Information Sciences. The conversation with Ren Pope ’83 and Stefan Klocek ’93 provided a fascinating look into these careers. They also spoke of the impact and opportunity of their Waldorf education …