The Importance of Children in Nature

The Importance of Children in Nature

The Importance of Children in Nature by Teacher Mafé Pulido-Duarte Ellingboe |||   In Waldorf education we prioritize giving children access to nature. Through our hike days, daily walks, outdoor play and the natural materials both inside and outside the classroom,...
The Value of Parent Education

The Value of Parent Education

The Value of Parent Education |||   Waldorf schools are unique in the way we offer parent education in that parent evenings, lectures, committee gatherings, book study groups, handwork circles, parent-child classes and parenting support groups are considered as...
Connecting with My Students

Connecting with My Students

Connecting with My Students by Sydney Borstel, Grade 4 Teacher |||   The earliest connection to a student begins when a teacher visits a student at their home even before school begins. Making a school and home connection, in early childhood and the lower grades, is...
Teacher Appreciation Tea

Teacher Appreciation Tea

|||  This past week our teachers were showered with cards, gifts, flowers and a very special Afternoon Tea! Thank you dear parents for all that you do to support our faculty, staff and school. We are truly blessed. Thanks to our amazing parent...
Bringing Indigenous Perspectives

Bringing Indigenous Perspectives

Roman Vizcarra Visit Brings Indigenous Perspectives |||  Roman Vizcarra, a founder of the Kusi Kawsay Andean School in Pisac, Peru, spent the day at Berkeley Rose on Monday March 21. He brought to our students and staff a rich treasury of music, story, history,...
Songs for Peace

Songs for Peace

Songs for Peace ||| On Tuesday, March 15, we were very honored to welcome Erin Lashnits Herman (mama to Ada, Gr 3, and June, Sunflower) as well as Briget Boyle. Both women are singers and members of the choral group Kitka, which specializes in Eastern European vocal...