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

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
December 2014

Audrey McAllen’s ’The Extra Lesson’

The origin and source of the Extra Lesson: anthroposophy and Waldorf pedagogy / The archetypal steps of a child’s development / Extra Lesson in relation to general pedagogical approaches and medical therapies / The qualities of Extra Lesson exercises / Educational support lessons / Extra Lesson exercises in the class room[more]

Category: Movement, Foundations
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Conference for Teacher Educators Asia
Wed 26.04.2017 - Fri 28.04.2017
  Invitation to all Waldorf Teacher Educators in Asia   We are inviting you to take part...
Asian Waldorf Teachers Conference
Fri 28.04.2017 - Fri 05.05.2017
  More information: http://awtc.mymova.com   The 7th Asian Waldorf Teachers'...
Annual European Waldorf Parents Conference 2017
Fri 05.05.2017 - Sun 07.05.2017
Dear Waldorf Steiner friends!   We proudly announce the annual meeting of European Steiner...
International Gym Teachers' Conference
Fri 02.06.2017 - Tue 06.06.2017
Welcome Gym teachers! Welcome to the beautiful South Baden. Schopfheim is located in Dreiländereck...
Emergency Pedagogy Annual Conference 2017
Fri 09.06.2017 - Sun 11.06.2017
  Directly register online HERE   Wars, violence, and natural disasters threaten...
AWSNA Summer Conference
Mon 26.06.2017 - Thu 29.06.2017
  We are delighted to announce the dates for AWSNA's 2017 Summer Conference.   The...
Conference for Teacher Educators South America
Sun 23.07.2017 - Thu 27.07.2017
  Invitation to all Waldorf Teacher Educators in South America   We are inviting you to...
Bridges Waterloo 2017
Thu 27.07.2017 - Mon 31.07.2017
  Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture The goal of the Bridges...

 

 

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