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)

News

August 2018

Free Play – Now and Then

For a long time, free play has been neglected for the sake of early literacy and numeracy. The appreciation of free play has only been revived in the last few years. But is it really seen and understood for what it means to the child? How do we, as parents and educators, approach free play? What does it mean to us?[more]

Cat: Early Childhood
June 2018

The Art and the Science of Classroom Management

Classroom Management- is there really any more to it than knowing where the scissors are kept? Or, how a teacher might get a class of children to line up, with chairs, and file into a hall in an orderly fashion? Apparently so, if the library shelves of teacher training programmes are anything to go by.[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Methodology and Didactics
May 2018

Rough and Tumble, Piggy-in-the-Middle, Minecraft and More

“The evidence for the developmental benefits of play is actually now overwhelming”, says Dr. David Whitebread, senior lecturer in psychology and education at the University of Cambridge UK. He is an expert in the cognitive development of young children and in early childhood education. In the attached paper, Dr. Whitebread and his team draw on...[more]

Cat: Early Childhood
May 2018

Learning to Take Your Life Into Your Own Hands

The film introduces „School as a Whole“, a topic by the Waldorf School movement. In the film ‹Tea(cher) Talk› by waldorf-resources.org, Waldorf teachers from six different countries explain why it is important for a school to oppose fragmentation, specialisation and modularization and thus prevent exclusion.[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, School Management, Community
April 2018

Destroyed Soul Landscapes

What began with a football World Cup in 2006 and Waldorf Youth Festival in Stuttgart ended for some in the Lebanon war. A group of students could not travel back to their home country. This was the birth of Waldorf Education as Emergency Padagogy, which was cofounded by Bernd Ruf, director of the Parzival Centre in Karlsruhe. Since then, emergency...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice

YEP Young Eurythmy Performance
Sat 08.09.2018 - Sun 31.03.2019
  www.yep-eurythmie.de   Dear Colleagues, please point this out to the students of your...
11th International Refresher Course Week
Fri 12.04.2019 - Thu 18.04.2019
Main Focus Class...
East African Conference
Sun 14.04.2019 - Thu 18.04.2019
  ‘BEING’ IN MOVEMENT EAST AFRICAN CONFERENCE   Program and invitationWe celebrate a 100...
Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference
Mon 15.04.2019 - Fri 19.04.2019
The International Association of Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) and the...
International Students Conference
Tue 23.04.2019 - Sat 27.04.2019
  Students from all over the world meet at the Goetheanum   Website:...

 

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