This Sunday, October 22, 2011 New York Times highlights a Waldorf school in the heard of Silicon Valley. The article focuses on Waldorf's emphasis on physical activity and learning ￼through creative, hands-on tasks instead of computer-based learning.
"The chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to a nine- classroom school here. So do employees of Silicon Valley giants like Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard.
But the school’s chief teaching tools are anything but high-tech: pens and paper, knitting needles and, occasionally, mud. Not a computer to be found. No screens at all. They are not allowed in the classroom, and the school even frowns on their use at home."
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