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Assessment for Learning in Waldorf Classrooms

By: CIBORSKI, SARA AND IRELAND, HELEN-ANN

Price: $72.00

Publisher: eurospan:

Seller ID: 13783

ISBN: 1680530003


Unavailable till end of 2017 Do you think testing is a fair measure of student and teacher performance? Ever wonder what could be done in its place? Here is a book to give teachers and administrators new ideas for effective assessment without tedious testing and reduction of human beings to data! Fresh out of Waldorf schools with thorough going research and explanation of how to proceed without testing for deep and complete evaluation comes new rese... View more info

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Waldorf Education Rudolf Steiner's Ideas in Practice

By: CLOUDER, CHRISTOPHER, RAWSON, MARTYN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2003

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 732

ISBN: 0863153968


10 colour photographs This is an essential introduction to the practice of Rudolf Steiner's ideas in education. The authors explain the innovative approaches to child development and education as found in Steiner-Waldorf classrooms around the world. They discuss the practical aspects of teaching, the celebration of seasonal festivals, the stages of child development, early education, later years, environmental education, and much more. "Waldorf Education" i... View more info

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Same Light, Many Candles Working with Vulnerable Children and Mothers Within Toxically Stressed Communities

By: COLE, CAROL

Price: $39.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 15096

ISBN: 1936849402


Founded and directed by Carol Cole and her husband David Barlow, Sophia Project (1999-2014) was dedicated to Camphill ideals and to the Waldorf early childhood approach. The project served over a hundred children and their mothers, all of whom were at risk of recurring homelessness and, frequently, abuse. After five years in the program none of these families returned to homelessness or abusive situations. All of the children went on to perform well in elementary school,... View more info

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Education and Teaching as Preventative Medicine

By: COLLATED BY IRENE GROH AND MONICA RUEF

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Goetheanum:

Seller ID: 10457

ISBN: 395230977X


Part of the Persephone series of books published by the Medical Section of the Goetheanum, Education and Teaching as Preventative Medicine is a collection of Rudolf Steiner's therapeutic indications for doctors and teachers for working with children. Contents Foreword Introduction Quotes on: 1. Observation of the Physical Body and Movement 2. Dexterity 3. Writing with the Feet 4. Body Geography 5. Supplementary Exercises 6. M... View more info

Biographies for Eighth Grade

By: COOK, SUSAN

Price: $19.90

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3528

ISBN: 1888365927


Susan Cook has assembled the stories of twenty remarkable men and women from around the world including: John Harrison, Eli Whitney, Sequoyah, Simon Bolivar, Benito Juarez, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Clara Barton, Marie Curie, Janusz Korczak, Hellen Keller. Mao Zedong, Nien Cheng, Jomo Jenyatta, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Jr., Cesar Chavez, and Wangari Maathai. Each chapter has one or more illustrations by students from the San F... View more info

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Parenting a Path Through Childhood

By: COPLEN, DOTTY TURNER

Price: $18.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1982

Seller ID: 1273

ISBN: 0903540614


Introduces an understanding of parenting by asking, what is a child, what is a parent, and why does a child need a parent. This book leaves dogma behind and brings the reader to the reality of daily living. Combining her experience as a mother and grandmother with her studies in psychology and social work, the author presents a warm and human way of understanding the nature and needs of children. Parents and professionals working with children will find this a helpful bo... View more info

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Soul Development Through Handwriting The Waldorf Approach to the Vimala Alphabet

By: CREBBIN, JENNIFER

Price: $39.95

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 1179

ISBN: 0880105879


illustrations oul Development through Handwriting cultivates the noble qualities to which Waldorf education has long been devoted through the use of specific forms for shaping letters. The Vimala Alphabet was meticulously designed to support independent thinking, engaged willpower, balance, tolerance, honor, and intuition, as well as strengthening the developing soul forces of children. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1179] View more info

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Waldorf Parenting Handbook

By: CUSICK, LOIS

Price: $36.90

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner College Press:

Seller ID: 10375

ISBN: 0916786757


"This handbook was developed to meet the needs of young parents and teachers interested in Waldorf child psychology and curriculum. I have applied these ideas and methods in many different school settings, ranging from inner-city classes of below-grade-level readers to independent prep schools and even one Summerhill-type school. The ideas work. For best results, the children need the total Waldorf experience, the whole atmosphere of freedom and creativity built up b... View more info

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Home Away From Home

By: CYNTHIA ALDINGER AND MARY O'CONNELL

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Alliance for Childhood:

Seller ID: 9994

ISBN: 1452856281


238 pages, perfect-bound Chapters include: What is LifeWays Child Care? -- The Many Faces of Lifeways -- Home Away from Home: Rhythms, Routines and the Living Arts -- Finding Your Colleagues -- Business Questions -- and more [When referring to this item please quote our ID 9994] View more info

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Sensible Physics Teaching

By: D'ALEO, MICHAEL, EDELGLAS, STEPHEN

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Parker Courtney Press:

Seller ID: 3908

ISBN: 1943582122


This book is a detailed guide for elementary physics lessons. The subject is developed out of a pure phenomenological approach. It consists of demonstrations and other experiences that are laid out in intended teaching order and are grouped according to each day’s content. The class teacher is thus guided to present the subject from experience to experience so that students can come to understand physics out of a naturally evolving content. Also included is an appe... View more info

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Teaching Foreign Languages The Steiner-Waldorf School Approach

By: DAHL, ERHARD

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13589

ISBN: 1782501207


At one level, the teaching and learning foreign languages has its own set of skills and challenges for teacher and student. In Steiner-Waldorf schools, however, the guiding principle of language teaching is constant: to engage with all aspects of the student -- his or her experiences, personality and movement -- to help the student connect deeply with the foreign language. Erhard Dahl, an experienced language teacher, here offers a wealth of insight into how Ste... View more info

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You are Your Child's First Teacher Encouraging Your Child's Natural Development from Birth to Age Six

By: DANCY, RAHIMA BALDWIN

Price: $32.00

Publisher: United States, Ten Speed Press: 2012

Seller ID: 12660

ISBN: 1607743027


illustrations "You Are Your Child's First Teacher" was the first book in America to popularize the insights of Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf schools, regarding the developmental needs of young children. This revised and updated edition offers new ways for parents and educators to enrich the lives of children from birth to age six. Some of the most important learning years happen before your child reaches school. In You Are Your Child's First Teache... View more info

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Living Passages for the Whole Family Celebrating Rites of Passage from Birth to Adulthood

By: DARIAN, SHEA

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Arizona, Gilead Press:

Seller ID: 7877

ISBN: 0967571324


A ground-breaking resource for creating contemporary rites of passage in the family from birth to adulthood... for parents, grandparents, mentors, counselors, and educators of all faiths. Creative ideas for celebrating contemporary rites of passage from birth to age 21 Guidance for making soulful connections to secular rites of passage in the 21st century Over 20 rites of passage ceremonies for infants, children, youths, and adults ... View more info

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Raising Stress-Proof Kids Parenting Today's Children for Tomorrow's World

By: DAVIDOW, SHELLEY

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Pan MacMillan:

Seller ID: 13125

ISBN: 1921966408


A compelling and informative guide for every parent, Raising Stress-Proof Kids offers an eye-opening view on how the unhealthy and unnecessary stresses of our educational systems as well as outdated perspectives on parenting affect our children. It offers practical advice on how we can significantly and positively impact the lives of our children as they move through developmental phases and become mature, self-regulated and composed beings ready to succeed in our increa... View more info

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Early Readers Series Sam Cat readers

By: DAVIDOW, SHELLEY

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Jalmar Press:

Seller ID: 12786

ISBN: 1931061505


These warm and wonderful readers will delight both students and teachers as they guide young children along the path of written language one step at a time. Written in order and phonetically, each story focuses on specific word groups, sounds and sentence structures. Each story has a beginning, middle and an ending. Succeeding stories build on these skills and then move on to the next level of skill. The books are conceived in much the same way as the “Dick and... View more info

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Teaching with the Fables: a holistic approach Teaching with the fable as: extended tale, poem, illustration, play,
puppet show & natural science lesson

By: DE FRANCESCA, SIEGLINDE

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Teach Wonderment:

Seller ID: 13788

ISBN: 1604616210


Colour and b/qw illustrations Learn to extend a fable into a full, engaging story, illustrate a fable with crayons and water colors, write a poem about the fable or its characters, create a play or puppet show about the fable, sculpt the fable characters with wax or clay, create a natural science lesson around a fable. Questions about Main Lesson teaching in general, it's rhythms and wherefores, its content and delivery, are all answered here. The book also inc... View more info

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Creative Word The Young Child's Experience of Language and Stories

By: DE HAES, DANIEL UDO

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 13341

ISBN: 1936849240


In this small book, we embark on a fascinating journey into the consciousness of the very young child. Toddlers need our understanding and support as they make the great transition from wordless communion with the world to encountering people and things through human language. Out of his wisdom and experience, Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes brings guidance in how to gently and sensitively help children through this transition. [When referring to this item please... View more info

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World of Fairy Tales A path to the essence of the young child through fairy tales

By: DE HAES, DANIEL UDO

Price: $39.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 15095

ISBN: 1936849437


Out of his wisdom and experience, Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes offers perspective on how to enrich and guide early childhood development through fairy tales. Fairy tales and old folktales are rich in powerful images that can seem out of place in the early childhood classroom. Drawing clear analogies between the child’s journey into the school-age years and the truths and lessons in fairy tale language, Udo de Haes’s discussion brings educators and parent... View more info

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Sun Seeds Poems and Verses for Children

By: DIANE WATKIN

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 13084


Poetry carries images and feelings which nurture imaginative ideals and ideas for later life. Good speech helps develop clear thinking. Enjoy these verses with children you know! [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13084] View more info

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Homemaking and Personal Development Meditative Practice for Homemakers. Meditative Practice for Homemakers

By: DUIN, VERONIKA VAN

Price: $25.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2008

Seller ID: 7961

ISBN: 1855842122


Why do things go well one day and badly another? Events are the same; the homemaker is the same; yet one day nothing works out, and the next everything seems miraculously to fall into place. Is there something special within us that we can access and cultivate to gain equilibrium? Veronika van Duin began her career forty years ago as a homemaker. Beginning with love, enthusiasm, and idealism, she quickly discovered that she had underestimated the magnitude of th... View more info