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.
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
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 …
Our second “Alumni Highlights” webinar on November 4, 2020 featured Mosie Boyd, a Class of 1987 graduate who has devoted her life to politics, activism and getting women elected. Faculty emeritus Betty Staley facilitated our conversation with Mosie. It was a fascinating discussion to have in the midst of our national election. Watch …
Sacramento Waldorf School graduated its first high school class in 1978, an effort that was led by long-time faculty member, Betty Staley.
We celebrate whenever one of our students accomplishes a goal, and it’s time to celebrate Rita Keefer, a current senior who recently learned she has been accepted to Drexel University with a scholarship for rowing.
Name: Tabor Martinsen Occupation: Recruiter City I call home: San Francisco Current or previous post-high school education: Whitman College How did SWS prepare you for your life? SWS gave me a well-rounded set of skills, experiences, and (most importantly) the confidence to pursue whatever I felt was worth pursuing in …