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

July 2019

Digital change as a societal change

We live in a digital world that has become indispensable. Whether we encounter it with uncertainty or enthusiasm is of secondary importance. Robin Schmidt introduces us to this emerging world from a cultural-historical point of view, without bias and with a gift for philosophical reflection. There are signs of a return to the archaic, to a kind of...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Media
June 2019

Focus on middle school – how do methodological approaches arise from the anthroposophical understanding of the human being?

As it approaches its anniversary, Waldorf education faces existential questions: what are the inner and outer impulses with which this school movement approaches the next hundred years? In what way does the original spiritual impulse live in the reality of school today? And where are its vitality, figurative nature and power of imagination placed...[more]

Cat: Foundations
May 2019

Active media education in class using the example of stop-motion animated film technique

This article makes the case for using digital media as tools in school in order to understand them as a means to an end. Digital media are used creatively to help make ideas visible. Active media work requires a student to be able to work with media independently and to use it as a means of communication. If students merely respond to the needs of...[more]

Cat: Media, Teaching Practice
May 2019

“The three-fold step” as foundation to methodologic and didactic teaching

A fundamental approach to learning and understanding in Waldorf pedagogy was developed by Rudolf Steiner. It is connected to the logical steps of: observation and conclusions leading to judgement and finally concepts as a methodological foundation to connect in a holistic way to the world around us. Here the inclusion of the night and its role in...[more]

Cat: Methodology and Didactics, Foundations
May 2019

“Seven-year Periods” as heuristic tools – or: why Waldorf Education works

This essay deals with Steiner's development concept of seven-year rhythms and its differentiation. The author Michael Zech is of the opinion that Steiner built up a heuristic instrument for the description or diagnosis of individual development with these data and not a description of the actual or only correct development and maturation processes...[more]

Cat: Foundations

International English Masters for Waldorf Teachers
Mon 02.09.2019 - Thu 31.12.2020
  Learn to Change the World   In September 2019 we are planning our fourth fully...
International Students' Conference
Sat 07.09.2019 - Mon 09.09.2019
We are going to publish the information about the program and the registration here as soon as we...
Centennial Celebration of the Waldorf School Uhlandshöhe
Sat 07.09.2019
  We are currently making great strides towards the 100th birthday celebration of the Waldorf...
The International Stuttgart Conference 2019
Sun 08.09.2019 - Tue 10.09.2019
  In the Beginning was the Human Being The future confronts us with many fundamental...
Waldorf 100 Anniversary Celebration Berlin
Thu 19.09.2019
  Anniversary Celebration (Tempodrom)   Organiser Waldorf 2019 e.V., Contact person:...

 

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