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
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.
For some families, talking about race is a regular part of life. For others, it is a subject that can be difficult to discuss. For everyone, it’s an incredibly important conversation and should not be avoided. Children are learning and hearing about race, regardless of whether parents are talking to …
Thirty-one Sacramento Waldorf School 6th graders were knighted recently in a special ceremony that culminates their study of the Middle Ages. In mid-March, students participated in two-week-long personal challenges around moral-social kindness, physical fitness and academic-intellectual, then slept overnight at the school to celebrate their knighthood with a parent-planned feast.
On a recent sunny morning, our third grade class gathered with Mrs. Deutsch in a circle on our high school campus to plant a slender, young cherry tree. Children planting a tree is not that unusual of course (especially in a Waldorf school), but in this case, it was in …
Our 7th grade class made a wonderfully warming lunch today, and we wanted to share so that you could make this fall favorite too! Below are the recipes that 7th grade made with potatoes, herbs, and more picked fresh from the garden.