Category Archives: Waldorf

The Seven Core Principles of Waldorf Education

The essential elements of Waldorf Education are contained and explained in this book, written and edited by a member of the Pedagogical Section Council of North America. Years of experience, study, research, and dialogue created this powerful reduction of Waldorf … Continue reading

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Core Principles of Waldorf Education

Waldorf education can be characterized as having seven core principles. Each one of them can be the subject of a life-long study. Nevertheless, they can be summarized in the following manner: Image of the Human Being: The human being in … Continue reading

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Waldorf education

Waldorf education, also known as Steiner education, is based on the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, the founder of anthroposophy. Its pedagogy emphasizes the role of imagination in learning, striving to integrate holistically the intellectual, practical, and artistic development of … Continue reading

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Alternative Teaching Methods

Traditional schools “with their lectures, homework, and report cards” aren’t for everyone. Here are five alternative approaches to education. 1. Montessori. Dr. Maria Montessori, the first woman in Italy to earn her physician’s degree, developed the educational model that bears … Continue reading

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Three Approaches from Europe: Waldorf, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia

Waldorf, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia are three progressive approaches to early childhood education that appear to be growing in influence in North America and to have many points in common. This article provides a brief comparative introduction and highlights several … Continue reading

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