Search Posts: Subscribe to our Blog via RSS Feed

Latest Posts

Imitation in the Waldorf Kindergarten

Oct 06, 2015 12:51pm
Young children love to imitate the adults around them. Just pick up a broom and begin to sweep the floor, and if you happen to have small brooms around,...

Learning Through Movement

Apr 14, 2015 09:26am
We learn through playing games and building tree houses, through obstacle courses, circus skills, observing the movement of stars and through creating collaborative performances. It is in offering children skill-building...

How is nature beneficial for children? Spending time in nature can…

Apr 07, 2015 02:13pm
We all know spending time outside is a great benefit to children and parents but why exactly?

Joy in the Parent-Child Classes

Feb 23, 2015 09:44am
At this very young age (18 months to 3-1/2) we hope to help establish the child’s imaginative play, and we also want to offer her or him a bit of...

Mathematics in the Middle School

Feb 03, 2015 05:52pm
Falling in love with the beauty and wonder of geometry is the exact foundation we want to develop in our students. We want them to be passionately curious. ...

The Joy of Being a Class Teacher at Shepherd Valley Waldorf School

Dec 12, 2014 03:40pm
Why teach math skills when we can use a calculator? Well... "it is an exercise in thinking and brings wonder of numbers and a sense of accomplishment when mastered."

The Magic Key: Healthy Movement through Practical Activities

Nov 12, 2014 01:04pm
Learning through daily practical activities is one way we can help children develop the needed brain circuitry to support their academic success. Activities such as sewing, setting the table, finger...

Shepherd Valley's 33-Acre Outdoor Classroom

Oct 07, 2014 08:24am
The work of our land engages the will of children and adults on a daily basis and fosters care giving, patience, gratitude, humility and love. It teaches compassion and selflessness....

[Valid Atom 1.0]
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School

6500 West Dry Creek Parkway
NIwot, Colorado 80503

Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved.