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INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES FOR PARENTS
Charter Schools (pdf)
Computers in the Waldorf School (pdf)
A Curriculum Inspired by Waldorf Education (pdf)
The Development of Literacy in the Waldorf School (pdf)
The Importance of Sleep (pdf)
Our School Community (pdf)
The Role of the Arts in Waldorf Education (pdf)
Children and Sports: Finding a Healthy Balance (pdf)
TV Inhibits Development (pdf)

EARLY CHILDHOOD
If your child is not quite old enough to attend Golden Valley, he or she can start in an early childhood program inspired by Waldorf education. Please click on the link below for the list.
Waldorf Inspired Programs for Young Children (pdf)

WALDORF RESOURCES
Alliance for Childhood
Bob and Nancy
Waldorf Today
Why Waldorf Works
Steiner College
TED Talk by Jack Petrash
Waldorf World
Waldorf Answers
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA)
Alliance For Public Waldorf Education
Dr. Susan Johnson--You and Your Child's Health

MEDIA FREE RESOURCES
National Institute on Media and the Family
Media and Waldorf Education (video)

RESEARCH
Alliance for Childhood (many well-researched articles)
The Relevance of Waldorf Education for Urban Public School Reform

CHARTER RESOURCES
California Charter Schools Association (CCSA)
CCSA Informational Video
Charter School Development Center
US Charter Schools
The Charter Schools Unit, CDE
National Alliance For Public Charter Schools
The Center for Education Reform

PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSPIRED BY WALDORF EDUCATION
George Washington Carver School of Arts & Science, Sacramento CA
Alice Birney K-8, Sacramento CA
Live Oak Charter, Petaluma CA
Novato Charter School, Novato CA
River Oak Charter, Ukiah CA
Stone Bridge School, Napa CA
SunRidge School, Sebastopol CA
Woodland Star, Sonoma CA
Yuba River School, Nevada City CA

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
The Nurtured Heart Project
The Virtues Project
Positive Discipline

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

  • Understanding Waldorf Education by Jack Petrash
  • The Virtues Project: Simple Ways to Bring out the Best in our Children and Ourselves by Linda Kavelin-Popov with Dan Popov, Ph. D. and John Kavelin
  • Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson, Ed.D.
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
  • Love and Logic by Jim Fay   

These books and more are available in our online BOOKS & GIFTSHOP

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