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  • Non-denominational, was a process of metamorphosis, builders worked side by side in peace. Art from filled with soul and spirit. First building created as aliving being
  • Social Initiative After WW1 Sought out Steiner to create an Educational Plan
  • Stressed the spiritual essence of the human being.
  • The teacher tells the story not reads it. Morals
  • Agriculture compost, bartering from selling muffins. Main lesson, 2hrs ending with rhythmic activity. clap stamp etc. , rhymes and songs. Thy are fox to horses in play.
  • Waldorf

    1. 1. Waldorf Education “Wisdom of The Human Being”
    2. 2. Rudolf Steiner Born 1861 Kraljevec, Ausrtia – March 30, 1925 Steiner grew up in several of the small villages in Lower Austria His modern schooling was at Wiener Neustadt He received his first degree in mathematics, chemistry and natural science at the Technical University Respected as a scientist and a thinker Edited Goethes’ scientific works
    3. 3. Goethaenum “House of Humanity” In 1913, Steiner had opened his Goethaenum, The Center of the Anthroposophical Society First was destroyed due to arson
    4. 4. Waldorf Astoria Cigarette Factory 1919 Emil Molt Wanted his employees children to receive a “different” education Due to the war, Emil Molt knew change would be inevitable He asked Rudolf Steiner to found a school
    5. 5. Die Frei Waldorfschule’ Rudolf Steiner accepted Emil Molts offer to form a different education It was to be open to all children regardless of wealth To be a place where teachers and students were equals It was to be free of political control
    6. 6. Anthroposophy Steiner Philosophy Heredity, Environment and The Self Spirit, Soul and Body Viewing the human being Stages of Life
    7. 7. "The need for imagination, a sense of truth and a feeling of responsibility – these are the three forces which are the very nerve of education.“ Rudolf Steiner
    8. 8. Science, Art, Math, History, Hand Work, Eurthym, Music … All are part of a Waldorf Education
    9. 9. Today’s Waldorf Schools
    10. 10. In the Class Room The Teachers From 1st grade till 8th grade Reading and Righting What grade it begins Coloring and Decorating the Rooms The reason for different colors
    11. 11. Learning Blocks What is incorporated into a Learning Block Main lesson Songs, Plays Mythology, religion Eurthmy Olympics, circus, games with little competition Language German Hand Work and Art Crocheting, shade drawing Woodland walks (Nature walks) Climbing, playing, building, searching Field Trips Local Farms, Germany, Spain, New York Reading, Math, Science, History
    12. 12. Research Jack Petrass: Understanding Waldorf Education;Teaching From the Inside Out Scientist of the Invisible Rudolf Steiner, Biography by A.P ShepherdUnited Child Development and Curriculum in Waldorf Education; States Department of Education, Educational Resoures Information Center www.steinercollege.org/rs.html
    13. 13. A Production