The Waldorf School of the Peninsula sits in the midst of Silicon Valley, home to the nation’s leading tech companies and startups. It educates the children of tech gurus and executives of the technological industry. But the school itself teaches without digital assistance, the Huffington Post reports. As schools across the country try to fit the digital era into lessons by experimenting with iPads as textbooks and reverse classroom models, the Waldorf School, a private institution, sticks to its hundred-year-old ways: blackboards and chalk. No computers in elementary grades, and sparse use of technology in high school grades. In an NBC report that follows an October story in The New York Times, teachers tell NBC’s Rehema Ellis that they don’t shun technology, just advocate healthy education. Waldorf has a nearly 100 percent rate of graduation…

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