For what is really the most inwardly beautiful thing in the world? Surely it is the growing, developing human being.

 

Rudolf Steiner, Human Values in Education, Lecture X

Foundations

June 2017

Waldorf: An education of its time?

To what degree is Waldorf education of its time? Is it contemporary? These questions are put forward by Neil Boland, senior lecturer at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. He looks towards possible futures and finding new forms of and for education. This is his second article; the first, "A sense of place within the Waldorf...[more]

Category: Teaching Practice, Culture, Foundations
September 2016

Resistance as the Origin of Pedagogical Initiative

In the opening lecture of the World Teachers' Conference 2016 “Overcoming Resistance” Claus-Peter Röh names some of the typical issues a Waldorf teacher may be faced with and provides examples of how we put up resistance in our daily lives. Below, you find a summary of his lecture which has been published in the Midsummer Journal 2016, No 57 of...[more]

Category: Self Development, Teaching Practice, Foundations
August 2016

Being Fully Human - Part III

This is the third and final part of the introduction to a new collection of essays on teaching human sexuality entitled Trailing Clouds of Glory: Essays on Human Sexuality and the Education of Youth in Waldorf Schools, published 2014 by Waldorf Publications at the Research Institute for Waldorf Education in Chatham, NY.[more]

Category: Foundations, Teaching Practice, Gender
August 2016

Being Fully Human - Part II

This is part two of the introduction to a new collection of essays on teaching human sexuality entitled Trailing Clouds of Glory: Essays on Human Sexuality and the Education of Youth in Waldorf Schools, published 2014 by Waldorf Publications at the Research Institute for Waldorf Education in Chatham, NY.[more]

Category: Foundations, Teaching Practice, Gender
August 2016

Being Fully Human - Part I

The following article is taken from the introduction to a new collection of essays on teaching human sexuality entitled Trailing Clouds of Glory: Essays on Human Sexuality and the Education of Youth in Waldorf Schools, published 2014 by Waldorf Publications at the Research Institute for Waldorf Education in Chatham, NY.[more]

Category: Foundations, Teaching Practice, Gender
November 2015

Art and the Integration of Head, Heart and Hand

Art is, according to James, the decisive factor in the learning process, because art is the mediator between perception and physical activity. The brain's structure and the interactions between the various brain regions are explained here, taking Steiner's image of the threefold human being into consideration. Even though James focuses on brain...[more]

Category: Teaching Practice, Arts and Crafts, Foundations
February 2015

How I teach Anthroposophy

Is it at all possible to teach anthroposophy? And what is anthroposophy anyway? A kind of faith? A science? Or rather some sort of lifestyle? Arve Mathisen has been running courses in anthroposophy for trainee teachers for a number of years and here he offers the reader a glimpse into his classes.[more]

Category: Foundations
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