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Confessions of a Waldorf Parent

By: GORMAN, MARGARET

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner College Press:

Seller ID: 10663

ISBN: 0945803060


In this hilarious and insightful story of one person's experience of getting to know Waldorf education, Margaret Gorman writes: Sixteen years ago I became a Waldorf school parent. At that time, I was an unlikely character for this role. A teacher who comes from a long line of educators, including both my parents, I had come of age in the 1960s. I believed education should be as painless as possible and, while being fun, should still be excellent. My educational philo... View more info

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Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond A Spiritual and Practical Guide

By: GRADENWITZ-KOEHLER, ERIKA

Price: $37.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13586

ISBN: 1782501282


Pregnancy and childbirth bring about significant physical changes and challenges. Most parents, however, also have spiritual and philosophicalquestions that most pregnancy books don't address. Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond covers both the spiritual and practical aspects of having a child.Erika Gradenwitz-Koehler explains how diet, state of mind and the desire for a child can all affect chances of conception. She gives advice for a healthy pregnancy in body, soul and spirit... View more info

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Exceptional Child

By: GRAHL, URSULA

Price: $44.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Anastasi Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 10103

ISBN: 0952440350


29ill. This is a delightful book which all parents and teachers of mentally handicapped children should read. Out of her wide experience in a Rudolf Steiner Home-School, the author meets with insight the problems and anxieties of parents whose children are preve View more info

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Introduction to Waldorf Education, An

By: H. BARNES, A. HOWARD, J. DAVY, H. J. LEICHTER

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 7614


Four essays on Waldorf education. The first is an Introduction by Henry Barnes. Alan Howard writes on 'Education and Our Human Future', John Davy on 'The Social Meaning of Education'. 'A Note on Time and Education' is given by Hope Jensen Leichter. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7614] View more info

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Math Lessons for the Elementary Grades

By: HARRER, DOROTHY

Price: $26.50

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3585

ISBN: 1888365498


This is a companion volume to the author’s English Manual and has imaginative examples of presentations for lower school mathematics lessons, grades 1–6. In this new edition, excerpts from Rudolf Steiner’s lectures are presented, and the lessons are separated by grade. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3585] View more info

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Roman Lives New Edition

By: HARRER, DOROTHY

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 14607

ISBN: 193636770X


Color Illustrations This is a rich history of the Roman Empire told in a style that makes the book not only a resource for teachers but also a reader for sixth grade and older. Generously illustrated with paintings by masters and maps depicting the era of Roman rule, the stories of the founding, the seven kings, the imperialism, the Caesars, and the decline of Rome ring through these pages of the long-reigning Roman Empire. Master storytelling author, Dorothy Harre... View more info

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Chapters from Ancient History In biographic vein

By: HARRER, DOROTHY

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Seller ID: 14622

ISBN: 1936367890


NEW EDITION! For those interested in the dawning and journey of Western Civilization, and for those teaching fifth grade or tenth grade in a Waldorf school, this is a rich collection of insights into those cultures that birthed our contemporary culture, language, and artistic sensibilities. From Ancient India, through Persia, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the glory of Greece, the descriptions of each civilization's rise and decline are full of pictures and biogr... View more info

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English Manual, An For the Elementary School

By: HARRER, DOROTHY

Price: $26.50

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3549

ISBN: 188836548X


This classic has now been re-edited and updated. The author presents helpful suggestions for teaching English in grades 2 through 8. Speech exercises and notes from a composition workshop for teachers have also been included. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3549] View more info

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Happy Child, Happy Home Conscious Parenting and Creative Discipline

By: HARVEY-ZAHRA, LOU

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2014

Seller ID: 13108

ISBN: 1782500553


This practical and inspiring book introduces 'conscious parenting' as a new way of helping any family home become more harmonious. Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, wants to help parents develop calm and happy children. Drawing her inspiration from a Steiner-Waldorf background, she offers candid, relevant and funny tips and advice for taking a clear look at family life, identifying what's not working, and exploring new ideas for improving pare... View more info

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Creative Discipline, Connected Family Transforming Tears, Tantrums and Troubles While Staying Close to Your Children

By: HARVEY-ZAHRA, LOU

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Floris Books: 2015

Seller ID: 13902

ISBN: 1782502130


Many parents struggle with finding effective ways to manage their children's behaviour. Can you discipline without punishing? How do you set limits while maintaining closeness and trust? Lou Harvey-Zahra, an experienced parenting coach and teacher, has developed a method that really works: creative discipline. Offering new perspectives on children's so-called 'bad behaviour', she helps parents solve immediate problems while fostering positive, lifelong family c... View more info

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Way of a Child, The

By: HARWOOD, A. C.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press: 2013

Seller ID: 13004

ISBN: 1855843870


Pressured by exams and premature academic demands, surrounded by screens and technology, children today face huge challenges. Childhood itself, it could be said, is facing a crisis. Are children in danger of losing their natural imaginative faculties, which are the source of all creative activity in later life? As a society, are we in danger of losing childhood altogether? First published in 1940, Harwood’s little book has become a classic introduction to the p... View more info

Portrait of a Waldorf School

By: HARWOOD, A.C.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Myrin Institute:

Seller ID: 11532

ISBN: 091309806X


Paper bound b/w photographs [When referring to this item please quote our ID 11532] View more info

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Quality of Numbers One to Thirty-one,The

By: HELD, WOLFGANG, BARTON, MATTHEW

Price: $21.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12047

ISBN: 0863158641


One sun, two parents, three meals a day, four seasons, five fingers ...every child soon discovers that lots of things in life have an inherent number attached to them. Just as five individual fingers become something much more important and powerful when combined together in a hand, these numbers are often much more than a simple addition of their parts: they are intrinsically connected to the object, expressing a particular quality. In this readable little book, Wolfgan... View more info

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Nokken, A Garden For Children 2nd edition

By: HELLE HECKMANN

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 14123

ISBN: 1936849305


81 pages, perfect-bound, 19 photographs Since 1998, Helle Heckmann's description of a remarkable program for children from ages one to seven in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been an inspiration for early childhood educators looking for ways to provide a healthy, nourishing environment for the children in their care. WECAN is pleased to present this classic book in a newly corrected and expanded edition, including an updated list of resources, a new bibliography... View more info

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Childhood's Garden

By: HELLE HECKMANN

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Center for Anthroposophy: 1998

Seller ID: 9980

ISBN: 0981615910


47pages, saddle-stapled, b/w photographs, includes DVD Now you can not only read about, but see Helle Heckmann's program at Nokken in Copenhagen, where children from one to seven are cared for in a remarkable indoor/outdoor setting, on the DVD, A Summer Day in Nokken. The accompanying book concerns the essential elements of this wonderfully nurturing approach to child-care. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 9980] View more info

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Religious Education in Steiner-Waldorf Schools

By: HELMUT VON KUGELGEN AND TILDE VON EIFF

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14404

ISBN: 1782500413


Rudolf Steiner suggested that children in the first Waldorf School who did not belong to a particular denomination could have 'independent Christian religion lessons' and Sunday Services.This book is a comprehensive collection of Rudolf Steiner's thoughts and ideas about teaching religion in Steiner-Waldorf schools and about the Sunday Services for children. Extracts are from his lectures to teachers and faculty meetings. In addition there are chapters by some of the ear... View more info

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Good Sleep Guide for You and Your Baby Step by Step Guide to Good Sleep for Babies

By: HENDERSON, ANGELA

Price: $21.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 2208

ISBN: 1907359001


Packed with medically approved methods, tips and practical suggestions, The Good Sleep Guide includes an easy-to-use quiz to assess whether your baby has problem; a systematic sleep program for your baby; a sleep diary to monitor progress; and useful resources, including contacts and addresses. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 2208] View more info

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Difficult Children: There is No Such Thing

By: HENNING, KOEHLER

Price: $33.00

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3717

ISBN: 1888365447


This book serves as a guide to both parents and teachers for dealing with children. It comes to us at a time when there is great uneasiness from the increasing numbers of children demonstrating so-called behavioral disorders who are being classified as "educationally difficult". Köhler protests against the present societal labeling that makes life unbearable for children. He challenges these accepted patterns of thought and outlines a spiritually deepened co... View more info

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Spelling by Hand

By: HERRMANN, JEREMY

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Seller ID: 14810

ISBN: 1943582114


Fresh from the experientially-based Waldorf teaching tradition, here's a great plan for teaching spelling in your classroom or at home! Jeremy Herrmann offers simple ideas for systematic, hands on (or in-hand!) spelling practice to help children make sense of difficult English language spelling words. As a small jewel in the crown of language arts skills to offer children, Herrmann offers in this little booklet lively ideas for teaching children how to spell right throug... View more info

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Childhood A Study of the Growing Child

By: HEYDEBRAND, CAROLINE VON

Price: $25.95

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 1099

ISBN: 0880102691


Caroline von Heydebrand, one of the original teachers at the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart and a personal student of Rudolf Steiner, was a true "knight of the spirit," a priestess of "becoming," for whom a child's life began not with birth but in the spiritual world. Deeply aware of the spiritual reality of human existence, she was a master teacher whose reverence for and devotion to children allowed her to guard, nourish, and guide their unfolding po... View more info