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

February 2018

Googlification in the Classroom - The High-Tech Invasion of our Schools

The posters on the classroom wall say, ‘Dream!’ ‘Laugh!’ It seems ironic that these posters remind us of a childhood which is long gone. Some third graders are sitting on plastic boxes. There are also some high tables with iPads where some of the children are busy posting and twittering. These children are using ‘Seesaw’ a student-driven digital...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Media
February 2018

1100 Schools and The Challenges of Teacher Education

Currently, there are 1100 Steiner Waldorf Schools worldwide. One of the challenges to do with this development is the education or professional training of new teachers. Waldorf Resources has interviewed five experienced adult educators about their current tasks. We have spoken to Christian Boettger (Germany), Melanie Guerra (Brazil), Susan Howard...[more]

Cat: Foundations, Teaching Practice
December 2017

Given the Night – Part IV

Normally, we only consider the ‘day side’ or the conscious aspect of a conversation. It would be rather unusual to speak of a ‘continuation in the night’ - or of the subconscious aspect of a conversation. However, this is exactly what we are trying to explore in this paper. We are looking at the dynamics of conversations; a dynamic which can only...[more]

Cat: Self Development, School Management
November 2017

Creativity and innovation – challenge your thinking!

Becoming a Steiner teacher certainly helped me to further develop my creativity and imagination, however I never really thought about ‘innovation’ or what this might mean and generally used the words, creativity and innovation a bit interchangeably. My focus as a class teacher was to develop the children’s imagination through an artistic way of...[more]

Cat: Self Development
October 2017

Having 28 daughters. Waldorf Education in India

An interview with Manorama Kamineni, Sloka Waldorf School Hyderabad[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice

YEP! young eurythmy performance
Fri 15.09.2017 - Thu 15.03.2018
School’s over and Life can begin – what now?    yep! stands for Young Eurythmy...
Regional Conferences on the Importance of Sleep
Sun 01.10.2017 - Sat 31.03.2018
  An Invitation to Collaborate The IASWECE Birth to Three Working Group is preparing a study...
International Training Weeks
Mon 12.03.2018 - Thu 29.03.2018
  High School Education at Steiner Waldorf Schools 1st WEEK | 12 – 16 MARCH 2018...
10th International Refresher Course Week
Fri 23.03.2018 - Thu 29.03.2018
    EASTER 2018  Main Focus Class 10       Dear...
ENSWaP Conference 2018
Fri 13.04.2018 - Sun 15.04.2018
“Digital Reality in the Waldorf School” 13-15 April 2018 Bologna, Italy Digital technology has...

 

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