May 13, 2016: West Falls, New York   Aurora Waldorf School (AWS), a private, coeducational and non-sectarian school that offers education for children from pre-school through 8th grade is sponsoring a lecture and panel discussion on Saturday May 21st from 9:30-11am at 286 Lafayette Avenue in Buffalo.

 

The lecture is entitled “Successful School Days for Girls AND Boys: How Waldorf Education Addresses All Learning Styles.” AWS Gym and Movement teacher and founder of Movement for Childhood, Jeff Tunkey, will be speaking on meeting the academic needs of both boys AND girls in the 21st century.  Jeff is an expert in his field, a founder of AWS and a teacher and mentor to teachers and schools across the country.

 

According to Tunkey, “In Waldorf schools, there is a different approach to physical education classes, and also to academic support and learning remediation.  In a well-rounded educational setting, the curriculum gives equal emphasis to all possibilities for success.”

 

Following Jeff’s talk, current and alumni AWS parents Margaret Phillips and Chris Naughton will join AWS graduate Brooke McAdam (Class of 2001) for their insights and to take questions. Refreshments to follow.

 

One third of the student body at AWS lives in the City of Buffalo and most take advantage of the free bus provided by the school.

 

For more information, call the school at 716-655-2029 and go to Aurora Waldorf School on facebook.

 

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About Aurora Waldorf School:  Aurora Waldorf (AWS) an independent school celebrating 25 years of Education that Rings True, offers a rigorous curriculum including an outstanding program of movement, arts and practical skills.  AWS is located only minutes from East Aurora and Orchard Park on a 13-acre campus that contains large playing fields, woods, streams, playgrounds and gardens.  AWS is the only private, coeducational and non-sectarian school in the Southtowns that offers education for children from pre-school through 8th grade. One of over 900 Waldorf schools in 53 countries affiliated with the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and a NYSAIS member, AWS is located at 525 West Falls Road in the Village of West Falls.  Students come from 14 WNY school districts. There is bus service for students in the city of Buffalo and northern suburbs. Distinctive, proven educational methods have made Waldorf the fastest growing independent school movement in the world. Students at AWS play outdoors and indoors every day with joyful, purposeful engagement through the arts and hands-on projects. A beautifully warm environment and a delicious lunch program cited by internationally reknown chef, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and awarded the Kiwi Crusaders Award for Healthy Lunches, make AWS students not only love learning, but also love school.  www.aurorawaldorfschool.org