Waldorf Education, founded in 1919 by the Austrian philosopher, scientist and artist Rudolf Steiner, has grown into an educational movement with over 900 independent schools in 55 countries. Fundamental to Waldorf Education is the recognition that each human being is a unique individual who passes through distinct life stages and that it is the responsibility of education to address the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs of each developmental stage.
At Sunrise School of Miami, our guiding values are a life-long love of learning, creative thinking and self-confidence, a sympathetic interest in the world and the lives of others, and an abiding sense of moral purpose, as well as providing opportunities, daily, for both group and individual learning. Sunrise School cultivates the faculties that allow our students to develop these qualities for a lifetime.
Learning in a school inspired by Waldorf is an imaginative, enlivening, and creative process. The common thread in every subject is the artistic element – art, music, drama, storytelling, poetry and crafts are woven into the curriculum. Our students experience a whole child learning – heads, hearts and hands.
For more information on Waldorf Education, please visit www.whywaldorfworks.org.