The Spiritual Dimension of Waldorf Education
Lecture given to the General Meeting of the Bund der Freien Waldorfschulen, 16 November 2012, in Stuttgart.
The spiritual dimension of Waldorf education seems in many ways to be a touchy subject.
Teaching Horticulture in the Digital Age
A female stag is a Bambi. The sun rises in the north. A chicken lays an average of three eggs a day. UHT cows give UHT milk.
We might find these statements by teenagers amusing – if they were not
Transitions in the Human Temporal Organism (Part Two)
… physical encounters to the perception of an individual “melody of development”. (See Journal of the
Pedagogical Section, Nr. 50). The characteristics of the child's inner being show in the child's changing…
Just where are we heading?
The more Waldorf schools you get to know, the more – with all the joy with so many wonderful initiatives – it gets you thinking too: how will the Waldorf movement’s development
Audrey McAllen’s ’The Extra Lesson’
… 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…
The ideal of compromise? No such thing! (Part 2)
This second part of Trevor Mepham's reflections on the issue of compromise concentrates on childhood and curriculum. Rather than turning to specific school subjects, Trevor explores the curriculum
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