Waldorf Way 8-3-17

White Mountain Waldorf School first and second graders in Jackie Leafe’s class walk like storks during morning lesson — one of the many opportunities for movement throughout the day in a Waldorf classroom.

Sit still. It’s the mantra of every classroom.

But that is changing as evidence builds that taking brief activity breaks during the day helps children learn and be more attentive in class, and a growing number of programs designed to promote movement are being adopted in schools.

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