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Waldorf in the News: Natural Light & Outdoor Play Reduces Short-Sightedness in Children - The BEarth Institute
Waldorf Principle Explored: Bringing the Classroom Outdoors & The Outdoors Inside Having students spend significant amounts of time outdoors is integral to Waldorf education. No matter what the weather is or the student’s age, students are dressed appropriately and have daily time to play and explore outdoors. Even when students are indoors, classrooms are filled with natural light and only use artificial light when absolutely necessary (on a very dark or cloudy day). This careful attention to light benefits the students in many ways. However, one surprising way is with their eye-sight. The article below explains… Research by Queensland University of Technology Increasing exposure Continue Reading