Waldorf® Education in Kansas
Prairie Moon Waldorf School in Lawrence, Kansas offers early childhood and grade school education from preschool through middle school on seven acres in the Kansas River Valley. Currently, the only Waldorf School in Kansas, Prairie Moon is connected to the worldwide Waldorf Education movement and offers Waldorf teacher training in the region during the summers. Please explore the website to learn more about Prairie Moon Waldorf School and the international Waldorf education movement.
What is Waldorf Education?
There are over 1000 Waldorf schools worldwide that are dedicated to recognizing the unique spirit of each child. Through a rich curriculum that integrates the academic, artistic and practical, Prairie Moon Waldorf School fosters the development of self-knowledge and helps children to engage fully in the world by awakening in them warmth of heart, clarity of thought, and strength of purpose. With an enduring 90-year history and a bright future, the International Waldorf School movement is the largest and fastest growing non-sectarian school movement in the world.
These two videos created by Marin Waldorf School and Waldorf School of the Peninsula. Together they will give you a good look into what Waldorf Education offers children and families.
Prairie Moon Waldorf School is operated by the Waldorf Association of Lawrence, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational corporation registered in Kansas. Prairie Moon welcomes children of all cultural, racial, social, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Since 2005, Prairie Moon Waldorf School has been a developing member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and we are also a member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN).
Beautiful documentary of Prairie Moon Waldorf School Now Available to View!
Prairie Moon parent, filmmaker, and documentarian Chris Snipes has recently completed another episode of Our Town, featuring Prairie Moon Waldorf School. Please enjoy watching this beautiful, inspiring and informative documentary.
Paul’s Thursday Evening Talk Now Available on YouTube
Paul Gierlach’s Thursday evening talk on working with the emerging adolescent and how the curriculum of the Waldorf middle school is designed to meet the developmental needs of the adolescent is now available in its entirety on YouTube. This is the first of three lectures, given over a three day period, to parents, faculty, and members of the Board of Directors.
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