Informational Articles

For Parents

Charter Schools

Children and Sports - Finding a Healthing Balance

Computers in the Waldorf School

A Curriculum Inspired by Waldorf Education

The Development of Literacy in the Waldorf School

The Importance of Sleep

Our School Community

The Role of the Arts in Waldorf Education

TV Inhibits Development


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. 


Waldorf Resources

Alliance For Public Waldorf Education

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)

Dr. Susan Johnson--You and Your Child's Health


Media Free Resources

National Institute on Media and the Family

Media and Waldorf Education (video)

No Tech or Slow Tech?



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

Credo High School, Rohnert Park, 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   
  • Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
  • Raising Humans in a Digital World by Diana Graber



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