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...

Why Teach a Bike Repair Class to the 7th Grade?

Why Teach a Bike Repair Class to the 7th Grade?

Why Teach a Bike Repair Class to the 7th Grade? |||  During my summer training to prepare for 7th grade, physics teacher Paolo Carini [of San Francisco Waldorf High School] shared how important it is for middle school and high school students to understand how the...

Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies ||| Indigenous Peoples are a vital part of our curricula throughout the year. Our Faculty is always striving to find creative and evolving ways to bring the stories and histories, the cultures and wisdoms of indigenous peoples to the children. These...

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...

Michaelmas Celebration

Michaelmas Celebration

Michaelmas Celebration |||  Michaelmas is a festival celebrated by Waldorf schools throughout the world, but 2022 is the first year that Berkeley Rose held a Michaelmas festival and it was a great success! The event is about courage and inner strength—qualities that...

Teacher Spotlight: Henri Ducharme

Teacher Spotlight: Henri Ducharme

Teacher Spotlight: Henri Ducharme Math Teacher     |||   Henri Ducharme has a peculiar energy for math that is hard to explain, but is most definitely contagious… just ask one of his students. Mr. Ducharme fondly remembers his father, who taught him chess...

Pentathlon

Pentathlon

|||   As part of the fifth grade curriculum, and the study of Greek mythologies - as well as Greek art, philosophy, politics, math, and science - our fifth grade class joined another school in the traditional Pentathlon games celebrated by many Waldorf schools across...

Sixth Grade Islamic Studies

Sixth Grade Islamic Studies

|||    As part of our Medieval History block, the sixth grade heard the story of the life of Mohammed and the birth of Islam. We learned about the influence of Islam on West Africa, as illustrated in the story of the wealthy Muslim ruler Mansa Musa, whose hajj from...

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 community! 

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