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Sep 10, 2019

So much is made of delaying reading instruction until after early childhood, that many parents wonder if it's okay to follow their child’s interests and begin reading instruction. Other parents wonder if they should push their child, even when they are not demonstrating any interest at age 7 or 8. I have lots of thoughts about it and am here to help sort it out.

This episode is being brought to you by my free workshop, the 3 Classroom Management Strategies every Waldorf Teacher Needs to Know, which goes live on the same day as this episode.

I’m really excited to offer this workshop because I think it is something that isn’t talked about enough in our training courses and it is exactly what Waldorf teachers need to be thinking about right now.

Just head over to www.awaldorfjourney.com/strategies to sign up for the workshop.

Also, registration opens soon for my new course, The Practical Art of the Waldorf Classroom. In this course we’ll talk about some big topics that should be on your mind during the school year. 

  • Rhythms and Routines
  • Classroom management
  • Imagination in the classroom
  • Working with parents
  • Working with students

The course begins October 6 and you can get more information by going to www.awaldorfjourney.com/practicalart.

Resources from this episode:

https://www.readingrockets.org/article/helping-your-child-become-reader

Other posts about language arts:

Sep 3, 2019

How much screen time is okay?

What about educational shows?

Is it really that bad?

Will the Waldorf police come after me?

Making decisions about media use for your children is one of the most charged issues in Waldorf Education. There are so many shoulds that parents can feel completely unsupported in their decisions. That's what this episode is all about.

This episode is being brought to you by my new course The Practical Art of the Waldorf Classroom. My Summer Productivity Course is winding down and I’m getting ready to lead a new group through a whole new set of topics all about the tasks Waldorf teachers need to think about while they're in the classroom. Topics for my Practical Art course include:

  • Rhythms and Routines
  • Classroom Management, part 1 — engagement
  • Classroom Management, part 2 — discipline
  • Imagination in the Classroom
  • Working with Parents
  • Working with Students

You can also sign up for my free classroom management workshop, which goes live September 10. Just put y0ur email address below and you'll be on the notification list.

Resources in this Episode

Aug 27, 2019

Classroom management is a topic that isn't talked about enough in our Waldorf teacher training institutions. My teachers said that every situation was so unique, it was difficult to come up with blanket recommendations and practices. But there are things we can do. And cultivating that idyllic, beautiful Waldorf classroom takes some work.

This episode is being brought to you by my Fall Productivity Course. My Summer Productivity Course is winding down and I’m getting ready to lead a new group through a whole new set of topics all about the tasks Waldorf teachers need to think about in the fall. Topics for my Fall Productivity Course include:

  • Rhythms and Routines
  • Classroom Management, part 1 — engagement
  • Classroom Management, part 2 — discipline
  • Imagination in the Classroom
  • Working with Parents
  • Working with Students

The course begins October 6 and you can get more information by going to http://www.awaldorfjourney.com/fallcourse.

Check out some of my favorite resources for Waldorf classroom management strategies.

Other posts about classroom management.

Aug 20, 2019

It is the end of August, if you’re listening to this episode when it is released and teachers everywhere are in the throes of organizing their classrooms. Things get so busy as the year goes on, it’s important to start out with systems for keeping supplies and resources organized. You’re going to be spending a lot of time in that classroom, so start thinking about it as a little home away from home and you’ll be much happier throughout the school year.

This episode is being brought to you by my Fall Productivity Course. My Summer Productivity Course is winding down and I’m getting ready to lead a new group through a whole new set of topics all about the tasks Waldorf teachers need to think about in the fall. Topics for my Fall Productivity Course include:

  • Classroom rhythms and routines
  • Classroom management
  • Providing feedback and parents teacher conferences
  • Practice Classes and Skill Development
  • Record-Keeping
  • Student Support Plans

The course begins October 6 and you can get more information by going to http://www.awaldorfjourney.com/fallcourse.

Photos of my classroom in the blog post that goes with this episode. And if you’ve got classroom photos to share, I hope you’ll join the Facebook group and post your photos there. It’s a nice little community of teachers, parents and homeschoolers who would love to see how you set up your classroom.

Pinterest board of Waldorf classroom decor

Aug 13, 2019

The Waldorf life sciences curriculum is pretty amazing, which makes sense for a philosophy that puts so much value on the natural world. When I first started teaching, I was a little intimidated about doing the sciences right, in a way that aligned with Waldorf philosophy and that phenomenological approach that really values the natural world. That intimidation inspired me to really dive deep when it came to preparing the sciences, so it ended up being a good thing. It didn’t take long for me to realize, though, that as long as I was keeping the wonder alive, then I was doing it right and I didn’t really need to worry all that much.

This episode is being brought to you by my curriculum guides, which you can find at my website. I’ve got a variety of guides throughout the grades -- including ones for the life sciences, which we’re talking about in this episode. Whether you’re teaching Botany, Rocks and Minerals, Physics or Astronomy, I’ve got a guide that can help you out. Homeschoolers and classroom teachers in a variety of settings have found my guides to be helpful, so I hope you’ll check them out. And if you’re just wondering about how to go about setting up your main lesson structure, every guide includes my Main Lesson 101 material, which will break it all down for you. Just this information alone is really valuable, so you might consider purchasing a guide, just to help you get started with your planning. I really recommend either my Astronomy or my Rocks and Minerals guides -- those subjects are just so fascinating and both of those guides give a really good picture of what it’s like to plan a Waldorf Main Lesson.

Sponsor the podcast with Patreon.

Resources

Aug 6, 2019

Summer is not an easy time to be a Waldorf parent, and I know plenty of parents who struggle with this time. I’ve been talking this summer with friends and colleagues who are sharing the struggle, and I thought I’d share some of it with you. In my neck of the woods, at the time of this recording, we’ve got a month left of summer. Just about the time that things are starting to feel hard. You’ve made the most of summer vacation and the novelty of the summer has worn off, so what now?

Just as I was putting together my thoughts for this episode, an article from The Waldorf School of Philadelphia came across my facebook feed. There are also a few other resources that you might find useful in figuring out how to get through the summer. 

Article from Waldorf School of Philadelphia

Whole Family Rhythms article

This episode is being brought to you by my ebook The Waldorf Home. If you’re interested in reading ideas, suggestions and tips for making your home more aligned with your children’s Waldorf Education, check out my book at www.thewaldorfhome.com.

Also, if you’re a homeschooling parent or a teacher, check out my curriculum guides at www.awaldorfjourney.com/shop. There you can find my first grade bundle where I go through how to introduce the consonants and vowels through the fairy tales. It’s one of my most popular guides, so I hope you’ll support the podcast and check it out.

Or consider sponsoring the podcast through Patreon.

My main tips:

  • Rhythm
  • Get outside
  • Structure
  • Freedom
  • Working
  • Compromise

Jul 30, 2019

This week I’m here to talk with you about the Waldorf basics -- documents you need to create to guide the work that you’re doing during every school year. What are the things you need to think about to give structure to your school year? 

This episode is being brought to you by my Basics series. If after listening to this episode you realize that you need some help putting things together, then you’re going to want to look at my basics collection. For each grade I’ve got all of these basic documents put together, available for you to download.

Other things I mention this episode:

Jul 23, 2019

This week I talk about some of my favorite resources. These are the books I turn to again and again and recommend to friends and colleagues. If you’re wondering what books will give you the most bang for your buck as you grow your Waldorf library, these are the ones to get.

Links to things I mentioned this week:

My Summer Productivity Course

A blog post with a rundown of these resources

The resources:

Jul 16, 2019

This week I’m here to talk with you about summer planning. As much as I love taking a break from the classroom during the summer, I also love doing my summer planning. Today I want to talk with you about some of the things you should be thinking about with your summer planning, and things you should not be thinking about.

This episode is being brought to you by my Summer Productivity Course. I’ve been running these seasonal productivity courses over the past year, and the response has been fantastic.

Age-specific resources

Broad overview resources

School as a Journey by Torin Finser

Chicago Waldorf School website

 

Apr 29, 2019

In this episode, I go through the different kinds of end of year reports. I also share the framework that I've settled on. Whether you've started your reports or not, it will give you some good food for thought.

Want to donate to the podcast? Click through to make your donation through Patreon.

Interested in signing up for the 30 days till summer report writing challenge? Enter your email in the form below and you'll get an email every day in June. If you want to purchase the guide instead, click here.

Blog post about my amazing Waldorf community.

Apr 14, 2019

A quick episode to come to you with all of the Waldorf teacher topics that are currently on my mind.

  • Summer Professional Development
  • Student Assessment
  • Working Through Individualized Learning Plans
  • Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Writing Reports
  • Planning the Summer

Don't miss out! My Spring Productivity Course for Waldorf Teachers starts in just one week! You can still join and work with me to help make sure you're not overlooking any of the details that need your attention this spring!

 

Watch my End-of-Year Report Video

Put your email below and I'll send you a link to the video.

 

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Apr 1, 2019

How do you become a Waldorf teacher? That's what this episode is all about.

I describe my own path to becoming a Waldorf teacher, as well as some of the pros and cons of Waldorf teaching.

For more information . . .

Read the blog post on which this podcast is based. There's lots more information about the different kinds of teacher trainings and things to think about before deciding. Make sure you read the comments to read A Waldorf Journey readers' thoughts about their teacher training experiences.

Download the Waldorf teaching cheat sheet. This checklist based on the 7 Questions You Should Ask About Every Lesson will help you make sure your lessons are interesting, inspiring and productive.

Don't forget about my Spring Productivity Program! Early-bird sign-ups close in just one week. Make more time this spring and make sure you stay on task and get your work done. Spring productivity course topics include:

  • Professional Development Planning and Self-Evaluation
  • Student Assessment
  • Students with Special Needs
  • Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Writing Reports
  • Planning Your Summer

The Facebook group.

Follow me on Instagram.

Mar 18, 2019

Find more information about the podcast, blog and other content at www.awaldorfjourney.com

Join the email list to get notified about content releases by texting WALDORF to 444999.

Support the podcast by donating through Patreon.

Mentioned in this episode

A Waldorf Journey Teacher Tribe on Facebook.

Information about the Spring Productivity Course.

Jan 14, 2019

Ways to support the podcast . . .

Here are links to some of the things mentioned in this podcast.

As I mention in the podcast, this is a book you'll want to have. It lays out the language arts curriculum for the first three grades, saving the trouble so many Waldorf teachers have had in the past, reinventing the wheel and "Waldorf-izing" mainstream resources.

Janet has been kind enough to share a free downloadable resource with A Waldorf Journey listeners -- a main lesson planning template. I use something like this every day and I can't imagine teaching without it. Enter your email in the blog post that goes with the episode to download the template.

 

Jan 1, 2019

Ways to support the podcast . . .

Here are links to some of the things mentioned in this podcast.

As I mention in the podcast, this is a book you'll want to have. It lays out the language arts curriculum for the first three grades, saving the trouble so many Waldorf teachers have had in the past, reinventing the wheel and "Waldorf-izing" mainstream resources.

Janet has been kind enough to share a free downloadable resource with A Waldorf Journey listeners -- a main lesson planning template. click over to the blog post that goes along with this episode to get the download.

Sep 16, 2018

In this episode I interview a former colleague, Jenna Dalton. Jenna has a completely joyful and inspired approach to music and sharing it with children. If you're wondering about how to go about fostering a healthy, joyful and inspired relationship to music for your children, Jenna is a great resource.

If you'd like to learn more about Jenna and the work that she's doing, you can reach out to her at her website Love, Music and Spirit. She offers consultation to parents and teachers who are looking for ways to bring music to their students. As you'll hear on this podcast, she's a delight to work with.

Aug 27, 2018

Information about my fall group coaching program.

Support through my Patreon page.

Or by clicking one of my Amazon Affiliate links.

Professional Development for Waldorf Teachers

Choosing your professional development based on theory or approach that inspires you. Examples:

  • Waldorf-specific
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Orton-Gillingham

Choosing your professional development based on subject matter. Examples:

  • Classroom management
  • Reading instruction
  • Math instruction
  • Assessment
  • Parent work

No matter what kind of professional development you choose, you'll experience some benefits.

  • Connecting with other teachers
  • Re-inspire your work
  • Find new ways of thinking about the work you do
  • Learn strategies and techniques that are directly applicable in the classroom.

How to decide what to do. At the beginning of the year outline goals and choose professional development accordingly. Determine your strengths and challenges as a teacher and face the real facts of the aspects of your teaching that you think really needs the most growth. This can be challenging to face, but our work and our students benefit from this kind of honest look at our own work. This is what it means to be a striving Waldorf teacher.

Aug 13, 2018

Interested in learning more about my fall teacher coaching program? Click here for the details.

Other ways to support . . . 

Responsive Classroom Resources

Teaching Children to Care

The First Six Weeks of School

Responsive Classroom Strategies in this episode

Interactive Modeling

https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/what-interactive-modeling/

Morning Meeting

https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/category/morning-meeting/

https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/what-is-morning-meeting/

The Components of Morning Meeting

  • Greeting
  • Sharing
  • Group Activity
  • Morning Message

Hopes and Dreams

https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/hopes-and-dreams-in-a-primary-classroom/

 

Jul 31, 2018

NEW! Fall Teaching Coaching Program

After launching a wonderfully successful summer planning support group, I'm looking to continue the good colleagueship with teacher coaching groups that will rotate all year long.

We'll have different topics and themes to discuss, depending on the different time of year and lots of different ways to work with the content. The 12-week program includes . . . 

  • Weekly goals and inspirations via email
  • Membership in a private Facebook group
  • Weekly group coaching calls
  • 2 one-hour individual mentoring sessions
  • Unlimited email consultation

I envision this group being perfect for new teachers needing mentoring as well as experienced teachers looking to infuse their teaching greater inspiration and intention.

For a list of topics (ranging from classroom management to parent communication to self-care to report-writing) check out the information page.

If you're ready to apply, here's the link to the application. Group size is limited to 30, so I want to make participants are really able to make use of the program.

Ways to Support

Patreon -- Join others and donate simply because you support the work that is going on here. I appreciate it.

Sponsorship -- Do you have a Waldorf business? Get in touch and we can talk about sponsorship opportunities -- on either the blog, podcast or on my email list.

This Week's Content

This week I talk all about thinking, feeling and willing and how they appear in the classroom in the various activities we do. I also share some ideas for how teachers can plan ahead and incorporate various activities into their weekly schedule.

"The human organism, that most complex of all natural organisms, can be described as consisting of three systems, working side by side. To a certain extent each functions separately and independently of the others. One of these consists of the life of the nerves and senses. It may be named, after the part where it is more or less centered, the head organism. Second, comes what we need to recognize as another branch if we really want to understand the human organism, the rhythmic system. This includes the breathing and the circulation of the blood, everything that finds expression in rhythmic processes in the human organism. The third must be recognized as consisting of all those organs that have to do with the actual transformation of matter — the metabolic process. These three systems comprise everything that, duly coordinated, keeps the whole human complex in healthy working order.” -- Rudolf Steiner

 

May 13, 2018

I intend to write a more thorough summary of my experiences of the movable classroom -- with photos of benches, cushions, and a more how-to approach, but because this is one of the most common questions I get from my readers, I thought I'd start with a podcast episode.

I've included some photos and links below, but hopefully I'll have something more thorough to share eventually. (Definitely click through to the blog post to see this content.)

Ways to Support

Patreon -- Join others and donate simply because you support the work that is going on here. I appreciate it.

Sponsorship -- Do you have a Waldorf business? Get in touch and we can talk about sponsorship opportunities -- on either the blog, podcast or on my email list.

Spring Update

This time of year is all about beginnings and endings!

Endings -- The year is wrapping up and I'm enjoying reflecting on the work we've done. If you're doing that too, and thinking a lot about the end-of-year reports that you'll need to write -- take a look at my 30 Days Till Summer Report Writing Challenge eBook. It'll give you the little extra boost of motivation you need to get those reports written! And I'm offering it at a 20% discount right now -- just a little over $10.

Beginnings -- Summer planning! There's nothing I love more than a new beginning and I just LOVE my summer planning time. (I'm a bit of a nerd that way.) I've thought A LOT about the best way to go about planning and I've put together a course that is all about Waldorf planning. You can check it out here if you want more info.

Also, if you're interested in becoming part of a little mastermind/summer planning support group, send me an email. I'm thinking about how we can support and keep each other accountable with weekly check-ins. I'm super-excited about putting something together, and I'd love to hear it if you are too. Click here to email me.

Movable Classroom Takeaways

Take a listen to the podcast to get a more elaborate description of these things, but for now I'm just copying and pasting my rough notes here. Reach out if you have questions.

Description of the movable classroom set up in my room.

  1. Primary benefit – flexibility. We could move our benches and have a clear open area in less than a minute. Also pushing benches together and working in stations. This lets students chat with each other while they work, which is a skill I want them to learn.
  2. Next – Opportunities for movement – I definitely didn’t make use of all of the possibilities – if you do a search you’ll find suggestions for stacking benches 3 high, piling up the cushions – lots of different things. I played it safe, but still found so many different ways my students could move with their benches. Every day my students stand on, jump off, sit on and write on their benches.
  3. Core strength – most common posture my students use with them benches is sitting on it. Because the bench doesn’t have a back, they must hold themselves up. When we’ve had parent meetings, the parents get tired of sitting on the benches after a little while, but my students are strong and sit up straight.
  4. Think through the different ways your students will interact with their benches and set a framework. The first few weeks of school are about teaching your students the correct postures. Process for handing out cushions, etc.
  5. Don’t worry about the W sit. I did lots of research and found just as much evidence that it isn’t something that needs to be worried about. Also, cushions that are high enough – some teachers use little benches – they won’t collapse into the W sit anyway.
  6. Drawback #1 – Writing. There is no doubt that for writing tasks, a proper desk and chair would be better. But, writing tasks took up about 15-30 minutes of our day, not too worried about it.
  7. Drawback #2 – Squirminess. A few of my students swirl about on their benches, sometimes laying down or sliding into their bench partner. There isn’t a lot of definition of space and some students spill out of their own place. Though this tendency takes some management, the upside is that I get to see which students have this tendency and it is a clue that they might need some extra movement work.
  8. Drawback/benefit #3 – Teacher help. One of my colleagues said that she did not like the movable classroom because it prevented her from working close enough with students. With their working surface so close to the floor, it is hard for the teacher to stoop down and help. She referred to students who really needed a teacher to help hold their hand and form the letters properly. This is certainly true. It would be difficult to do this. I do, however, appreciate that the lower position of the students makes it so easy for me to scan the classroom and check to see where everyone is in their work. I have not found it necessary to provide that individualized hand-in-hand support, and I’d be hard-pressed to do it with my 27 students.

Overall, movable classroom takes a lot of holding. You need to think through every aspect of their movement, but if you think things through and map them out well enough, I think you’ll love it. I’m a little sad that we’re moving on to desks next year!

Mar 4, 2018

Episode #26 – Top 5 Waldorf Resources

Welcome to A Waldorf Journey, a podcast for teachers, parents, students and people who are passionate about Waldorf Education. I’m Meredith and I’m glad you’re here.

You can find shownotes for this episode, along with a lot more useful content on my website, awaldorfjourney.com. While you’re there sign up for the newsletter to receive updates about new content on the blog and podcast.

You can also follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as awaldorfjourney.

Today is Sunday, March 4 and this is episode #25. I’m happy to talk to you today about some of my favorite Waldorf resources. These are the books that I have turned to again and again, gifted to friends and loaned out over and over. If you are a Waldorf teacher or homeschooler or just want to know more about Waldorf education, these are books that you’ll want to have on your shelf. 

First thing to mention: If you want to stay up to date with updates on the blog and podcast you can get on my email list by texting the word WALDORF to 444999. You’ll get a message back with an option to enter your email address and get added to the list. I send updates out 3 or 4 times a month, when there is something new on the blog or podcast.

Also, if you’re teaching the lower grades, I’ve got a handy little worksheet that can help you track your students’ progress and development. I’m finding it really useful as I prepare to write end of year reports, which is right around the corner. If you go to http://www.awaldorfjourney.com/skills you’ll find a little form and you can put your email address in and I’ll send it to you.

Ways to Support

There are a few other things you can do to help support the blog and podcast, and one of them is by supporting on Patreon. I’ve linked to it in the show notes. 

I think it’s a great little platform where you can simply express your appreciation and support of the podcast with a cash donation. It’s kind of a novel idea – paying for something you can easily get for free – but it’s a good thing to do and definitely much appreciated.

Curriculum Materials

If you are a Waldorf teacher or homeschooler, check out the curriculum materials I have available on the site. I've recently released more guides for the upper grades, including 7th grade Human Physiology and 8th grade Physics and Meteorology. 

Amazon

The other way that is definitely relevant to this podcast, is to make purchases on Amazon by following the links on my website. Every time you do Amazon gives me a little bonus, at no extra cost to you. If you’re making purchases for holiday shopping, please consider clicking through one of the links on my site.

All of the links to products in the show notes are Amazon affiliate links and if you click before purchasing I get a small cut of whatever you spend. It’s a simple way to support the podcast, doing something you were probably going to do anyway.

Sponsorship

Finally, if you have a business that you think my audience would be interested in – Waldorf supplies, dolls, books, homeschooling or crafting materials, and you’d like my audience members to know about it, get in touch. You can email me at Meredith@awaldorfjourney.com. I’m being pretty picky about sponsors for the blog and podcast, but I’d love to talk to you to see if we’re a good fit.

 

Top 5 Waldorf Books

School is a Journey by Torin Finser

The Tasks and Content of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum by Kevin Avison and Martyn Rawson

Teaching Children to Care by Ruth Sidney Charney

 A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich

Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics by John Van de Walle

Dec 7, 2017

How do you maintain the values that support your child's Waldorf Education at home during the holidays? It can be tricky with all the busy-ness during this time of year. In this episode I talk about the holidays, the challenges we face and how we can get through this busy time of year feeling happy and healthy.

In the episode I refer to a couple of posts I recently wrote about gift-giving during the holidays. You can check them out by hitting the links below.

Art Supplies through the Grades

Books through the Grades

Nov 26, 2017

Ways to Support the Podcast

Join the email list by texting WALDORF to 444999 and get updates about the blog and podcast right in your inbox.

First Grade Basics

I'm so glad to be releasing my first grade basics package! It's got all of the documents that I put together at the beginning of the school year to set myself up for the year. If you're a homeschooler or teacher looking at teaching first grade in the future, this is a great resource. 

Maybe you're a teacher training student trying to wrap your mind around taking a class and teaching first grade in the future -- this package can get you in the right frame of mind.

In this package you'll find . . . 

  • My 1st grade block rotation, along with the thoughts that went into creating it
  • My 1st grade morning rhythm
  • The songs and verses that I use in my morning rhythm
  • Our 1st grade weekly schedule
  • A 1st grade skills checklist (get this one for free by putting your email address in the form on this page.)
  • My sample 1st grade back to school letter
  • A great conflict resolution tool to help first graders work things out.

All of these resources will get you set up to teach first grade for only $12. I hope to be releasing individual block plans in the future, but for now this basics package will go a long way towards getting you started.

Amazon

Click any of the Amazon links on this site and a small portion of your purchase will end up in my pocket. This is a nice and easy way to support by spending the money you were going to spend anyway. Remember to think of supporting A Waldorf Journey before making your big back-to-school supply purchase.

Patreon

I love the idea behind Patreon. Imagine paying for something you can easily get for free, without anyone even knowing. But it feels good to make the donation and it is much appreciated.

Curriculum Materials and Resources

See if any of the digital documents I’ve got for offer on the site can help support your Waldorf teaching or homeschooling.

Sponsorship

If you have a Waldorf business you think my listeners would like, get in touch. You can become a sponsor on the podcast. You can get more information about sponsorship opportunities over at my sponsor page.

Shownotes

Most of the things I talk about in this episode can be found in my blog post about planning supplies. 

Here are links to some of the products I talk about. Many of these are Amazon Affiliate links. Thanks for supporting the podcast.

Oct 10, 2017

 

I'm happy to finally be back talking to you after my big trip with my kids to Central America. It took me awhile to get back on my feet after starting the new year with a new group of students, and it's harder to find time to record, but I'm determined to find the time. 

In this episode I talk a bit about the things I notice about teaching 1st grade, in comparison to middle school. It's a whole different ball of beeswax, and not necessarily in the ways I thought. 

Either way, I'm just loving it and enjoying finding new challenges and getting to know new families.

Join the email list by texting WALDORF to 444999 and get updates about the blog and podcast right in your inbox.

Amazon

Click any of the Amazon links on my site and a small portion of your purchase will end up in my pocket. This is a nice and easy way to support by spending the money you were going to spend anyway. Remember to think of supporting A Waldorf Journey before making your big back-to-school supply purchase.

Patreon

I love the idea behind Patreon. Imagine paying for something you can easily get for free, without anyone even knowing. But it feels good to make the donation and it is much appreciated.

Curriculum Materials and Resources

See if any of the digital documents I’ve got for offer on the site can help support your Waldorf teaching or homeschooling.

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