Reading and Waldorf Education

By waldorfnola

Torin Finser, PhD and John Bloom discuss why Waldorf education waits to teach literacy until children are developmentally ready.

John Bloom is Senior Director at RSF Social Finance and a Waldorf parent. Torin Finser, PhD is the Chair of the Department of Education, Antioch University New England and the General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America.

Video created for the Waldorf School of New Orleans by Kyle Curry, Maison Post.

The Waldorf School of New Orleans is an independent school that provides a developmentally appropriate, experiential approach to education. Our goal is to inspire lifelong learning and to enable students to fully develop their capacities.

We provide classes for children from nursery school and preschool through 8th grade, including before- and afterschool care and a parent/child playgroup for ages 1 to 3…

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