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“Race To Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” Documentary

Title: “Race To Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” DocumentaryLocation: Countryside Unitarian Church, 1025 North Smith Street, Palatine, ILLink out: Click hereDescription: Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group & Water’s Edge School Pre

Kids Haven’t Changed–Kindergarten Has

This study by the well-respected Gesell Institute confirms that introducing academics at younger and younger ages does not speed up learning. The developmental phases of learning have their own rhythms, as we know! This study offers strong support for play-based, child development-bas

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf from a Neuroscientific Perspective’

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf from a Neuroscientific Perspective’ Why Waldorf works has more to do with how the brain develops and functions optimally than Rudolf Steiner ever could have known. Sure, the educator and founder of Waldorf Education theorized convincing

Welcome to our new website!

It’s here!  We are delighted to welcome you to our new website.  Please take some time to browse — we think you’ll learn a lot about Waldorf education and Water’s Edge Waldorf School.