The Great Outdoors: Classroom of Tomorrow

The Great Outdoors: Classroom of Tomorrow

The environmental stewardship and gardening program at Seattle Waldorf School feeds the sense of wonder and curiosity about the natural world that is innate to human beings. Using all our senses, through observation and experimentation, children explore questions that...
Shelters and Dwellings from Around the World

Shelters and Dwellings from Around the World

In many Waldorf grade 3 classrooms, students undertake their very first project experience, choosing and building a model of a shelter or dwelling. Grade 3 students at SWS first learned about shelters and dwellings constructed by Indigenous people in North America and...
Wetlands Water Quality Project

Wetlands Water Quality Project

Written by Melissa Hiner and Slava Trifonov The Seattle Waldorf High School senior class has been working on starting a new and exciting project for the high school. We were given the task of designing and creating a chemistry project for future ninth grade students,...
Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year starts at the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar that is traditionally used by many East Asian countries, including China. On February 12, 2021, we entered the Year of the Ox. The 15-day celebration with its themes of fortune, happiness, and...
Citizen Science Project Engages SWS Students

Citizen Science Project Engages SWS Students

Seattle Waldorf School fourth grade gardening students have been participating in a citizen science project with the Thornton Creek Alliance for the past three years. Students monitor local waters for Escherida coli, counting and recording the number of E. coli found...