Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Waldorf Education
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Waldorf Education

2,318

Published on

Class research.

Class research.

0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,318
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
137
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Waldorf Education
    Imaginative. Interdisciplinary. Spiritual.
  • 2. The Basics
    Rudolf Steiner – philosopher
    Interdisciplinary
    Imagination – creative + analytic
    Goals
    Free, moral, integrated students
    Fulfil unique destiny
  • 3. Basis
    3 Stages of child development
    Early childhood learning
    Experiential, sensory, imitative
    Elementary School
    Artistic, imaginative
    Adolescence
    Abstract thought, conceptual judgment
  • 4. Waldorf in Action
  • 5. Characteristics
    Multiple Intelligences
    Eurythmy – movement art
    Text + music
    Role play, dance
    Integration, spatial awareness, harmony
    Spirituality
    Wide range of traditions
    Seasonal festivals
    Law suits
  • 6. Early Childhood
    Environment
    Homelike
    Outdoor play periods
    Oral Language Development
    “Waldorf Doll” – imagination
    Discourages media exposure
    Daily rhythms
  • 7. Elementary Education
    Multi-disciplinary curriculum
    Heavy focus on the arts
    Eurythmy, music, crafts
    Foreign languages
    Content taught in stories
    Illustrated summaries
    Teachers loop - commitment
  • 8. Secondary Education
    Specialist Teachers
    More strongly focused academically
    Courses in arts continue
    Independent creative thinking processes
    Fosters ethical principles
    Competence, responsibility, purpose
  • 9. The Four Temperments
    Sanguine
    Light-hearted, fun loving, confident
    Cocky, arrogant, indulgent
    Day-dreamers, off task often, act on whims
    Choleric
    A Doer – ambition, energy,
    dominate people of other temperaments
    easily angered or bad-tempered.
    Melancholic
    Ponderer , very kind, considerate
    highly creative
    pre-occupied with tragedy - depressed.
    perfectionists, loners
    Phlegmatic
    self-content, kind, but shy
    Enthusiasm inhibited, lazy, resistant to change
    relaxed, rational, curious, and observant
    many friends, more dependable
  • 10. Schools
    Private
    Freedom in curriculum
    No standard text
    No principal – groups
    College of Teachers
    Board of Trustees
    Parents – non-curricular participation
  • 11. Putting it into Practice
    Greet
    • Eye contact, check on students
    Relate
    • Buddy-system – older student mentors
    Draw
    • Illustrate all lessons – create workbook
    Plant
    • Nature walks – connect with outside
    Play
    • Musical instruments
    Move
    • Active learning – math = stomping

×