If you want to educate others, you yourself need to be educated. If you want to have any kind of influence on young people, you yourself need to stay young and continuously work on yourself.

 

Simon Gfeller, Swiss teacher and author (1868 - 1943)

Teaching Practice

October 2016

Teaching in the Interplay between Power and Freedom (1)

Stephan Sigler, lecturer at the seminar in Kassel and high school teacher, uses mathematics to illustrate how dynamic teaching techniques in the high school can help pupils to become active in life's processes. This article sums up Stefan's lecture at the 10th World Teachers' Conference 2016 at the Goetheanum.[more]

Category: Teaching Practice, Mathematics
October 2016

Assessment for Learning

Assessment is a vital part of supporting learning because they show how we understand students’ learning and how we give them feedback and advice. This article outlines the main kinds of assessment, showing how they relate to teaching in Waldorf schools. Formative assessment helps us understand learning processes, past, present and helps predict...[more]

Category: Teaching Practice, Assessment
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
June 2016

Sharing ideas & enthusiasm! Magazine for creative language teachers and parents at Steiner schools.

If you are a new language teacher or parent at a Steiner school or even if you have been teaching for years now you may welcome this magazine that is being made to share experience, enthusiasm and best language teaching practices of the Steiner-Waldorf movement. You may put the questions: “How can I apply Waldorf school methodology in practice?...[more]

Category: First Language, Second Languages, Teaching Practice
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YEP! young eurythmy performance
Fri 15.09.2017 - Thu 15.03.2018
School’s over and Life can begin – what now?    yep! stands for Young Eurythmy...
Regional Conferences on the Importance of Sleep
Sun 01.10.2017 - Sat 31.03.2018
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WECAN Early Childhood February Conferences 2018
Fri 09.02.2018 - Sun 11.02.2018
The Development of Speech and the Human EncounterFebruary 9-11, Spring Valley, NYFebruary 16-19,...
The Future of Education, Healing Arts and Health Care
Sat 17.02.2018 - Tue 20.02.2018
Truth, Beauty and Goodness: The Future of Education, Healing Arts and Health...
International Training Weeks
Mon 12.03.2018 - Thu 29.03.2018
  High School Education at Steiner Waldorf Schools 1st WEEK | 12 – 16 MARCH 2018...

 

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