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Finding Your Self Supporting the Inner Life of the Teacher

By: FINSER, TORIN

Price: $33.00

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 12804

ISBN: 1936367432


Finding Your Self: Exercises and Suggestions to Support the Inner Life of the Teacher Society demands so much of our teachers today. Schools are expected to deal with a host of social needs, often without adequate funding and support. Many politicians think the solution is to raise standards through additional testing, common core curriculum, and increased scrutiny of teacher performance. The external pressures on teachers and schools are increasing each year, yet few ask the teachers, “What do you need?” Many studies have shown that the single most important fac... View more info

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Research Reflections and Suggestions for Teachers for Creating a Community of Research in Waldorf Schools

By: FINSER, TORIN

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fair Oaks, CA, AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3606

ISBN: 1943582068


booklet The author introduces the subject of research and encourages every teacher to take it up. He helps us to identify our questions, gives us models of research, and explains how research can be a part of our spiritual development. • [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3606] View more info

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Parables

By: FINSER, TORIN

Price: $22.00

Publisher: SteinerBooks:

Seller ID: 15176

ISBN: 1621482308


“One could say that a parable contains a larger lesson in a bite-sized portion. Using other words, a parable is a simple short story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson.... The word parable can be traced back to Middle English and Old French origins as parabole and to the ecclesiastical Latin sense of parabola, meaning “discourse, allegory, or comparison.”... Parables use comparison, allegory, imagery, analogy, or a short story to convey a larger meaning.” (from the book) Torin Finser writes that parables involve “looking down” (or out) t... View more info

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School as a Journey

By: FINSER, TORIN M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 2303

ISBN: 0880103892


Highly recommended account by a class teacher of what actually goes on inside the classroom of a Waldorf school. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 2303] View more info

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School Renewal A Spiritual Journey for Change

By: FINSER, TORIN M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 1119

ISBN: 0880104937


In today's educational crisis, many people are coming to realize that there is far more to a school than imparting knowledge and skills to children. Schools are communities, and like all communities, they can be healthy or unhealthy. School Renewal speaks to the problems and challenges of a school community. Using fairy tales, myths, and personal experience within the Waldorf method of education, Torin Finser describes how teachers and parents can handle such common problems as burnout, personal conflicts, and falling into routine.Most importantly, Finser stresses, an educational community ... View more info

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Mentoring in Waldorf Early Childhood Education Gateways Series - Volume Four

By: FOSTER NANCY

Price: $24.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 3883

ISBN: 0972223819


Compiled from the work of the WECAN Mentoring Task force, this book contains chapters on the essentials of Waldorf early childhood work, the path of self education and adult learning, the "nuts and bolts" of mentoring, and the nature of a fruitful mentoring conversation. Contents: Self-Education as the Basis for the Art of Mentoring • The Role of Mentoring Early Childhood Teachers and Caregivers: Context and Purpose • Laying the Basis for the Mentoring Visit • The Essentials of Waldorf Early Childhood Education • The Mentoring Observation: What Do We Lo... View more info

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In a Nutshell Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill A Waldorf KIndergarten

By: FOSTER, NANCY

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Silver Spring, Acorn Hill Kindergarten and Nursery: 2005

Seller ID: 4100

ISBN: 0976749807


91 pages, perfect-bound In this valuable resource for both parents and teachers, Nancy Foster draws on her many years of experience as a Steiner Waldorf early childhood teacher to respond to parents' questions about their children...Nancy offers a warm and engaging look at thoughts and ideals which might guide parents in understanding their child's experiences at school or in making decisions for their particular family situation. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 4100] View more info

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Seasonal Festivals in Early Childhood, The Gateways Series - Volume Seven

By: FOSTER, NANCY, ED

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 7903

ISBN: 0979623294


161 pages, perfect-bound This collection of articles, stories, songs, circles, and puppet plays provides thoughtful reflections on the cycle of the year and on the nature of each season, along with many practical ideas and materials to bring into the classroom. In the introduction, editor Nancy Foster explains that many of the beautiful festival celebrations we may think of as "Waldorf" originated not in the first Waldorf schools, but in the European cultural and religious tradition in which they were embedded. This presents a challenge for us today as we strive to renew our... View more info

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Sophie's Way The Power of Informal Learning

By: FRANCIS, D. S

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Murwillumbah, Immortal Books:

Seller ID: 13284

ISBN: 0646916130


magine a place, where children were entrusted to choose their own unique path to the world of knowledge. In this book, set in England of 1879, we see the clash of two systems - the informal system, and the formal ``governess`` system. Told through the eyes of one of the children 40 years after the time, it;s enthralling. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13284] View more info

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Easy Wood Carving for Children: Fun Whittling Projects for Adventurous Kids

By: FRANK EGHOLM

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15162

ISBN: 1782505156


New!! Published 08/18 Looking for an outdoor hobby to engage your children and encourage them to be crafty and creative? Wood carving is not only easy to learn and fun to do, but almost everything you need to get started can be found for free - right outside your door! Together you can craft a tumbling tower game, a racing car toy, a dolphin necklace or even a handy coat hook! With more than fifty activities at levels for beginners and up, children can create something useful, beautiful or fun (often all three!) out of wood. Learning wood carving not only helps to improve ch... View more info

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Gymnastic Education

By: FRITZ VON BOTHMER

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 10721

ISBN: 092997980X


Included are over 30 exercises originally developed for the children of the first Waldorf school as a means of teaching correct posture and to strengthen movements in the children’s limbs that would augment the pedagogy. The exercises are a forerunner of Spacial Dynamics®—a study of the archetypal dynamics of the human being in space. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10721] View more info

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Importance of Being Musical, The The Development and Practice of a Music Curriculum

By: FRONGILLO, CYNTHIA

Price: $30.00

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3570

ISBN: 188836517X


The Development and Practice of a Music Curriculum. Drawing from her many years’ experience as a class teacher, as well as a teacher and lover of music, Cynthia Frongillo takes us on a journey through the music curriculum showing how it is initiated and developed through the grades in a Waldorf school. She gives examples from her own experience and outlines both singing and instrumental training. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3570] View more info

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Motherly and Fatherly Roles in Education, The

By: GABERT, ERICH

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 1087

ISBN: 0880101997


The author begins with a study of the parental elements as they manifest in the life of the protagonist of the medieval tale Parzival. The fourth chapter takes up such topics as the preexistent spiritual being of the child in relation to the two roles. The fifth chapter treats conflicts between the motherly and fatherly roles in school. Chapter six explores the two roles in relation to the Waldorf school curriculum. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1087] View more info

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Seven Life Processes

By: GELITZ, PHILIPP AND STREHLOW, ALMUT

Price: $39.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 14623

ISBN: 1936849348


Anthroposophical knowledge of human beings identifies and characterizes seven life processes that affect physical organ functions and life forces. A more detailed examination of these processes unlocks a deeper understanding of how living substances function and are effective within the human organism. For children, in whom the physical organ systems only gradually begin to function well together, development of these life processes is of decisive importance. They form the basis for healthy development and age-appropriate learning. How are playing and learning connected to th... View more info

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And Who Shall Teach the Teachers The Christ Impulse in Waldorf Education

By: GERSHWIN, DOUGLAS ED

Price: $29.50

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 12487

ISBN: 1936367300


Unavailable till end of 2017 How can we understand the non-denominational nature of the Waldorf school even as we address the central role of the Christ impulse in the Waldorf school? This collection of lectures from the Colloquium held in Spring Valley, NY, January 2005, provides a thoughtful basis for a discussion of this challenging aspect of Waldorf education. Presenters included: Douglas Gerwin, Douglas Sloan, Betty Staley, Roberto Trostli, and Dorit Winter. The authors seek to address why “this is not a call to Christian worship nor is it an appeal to an... View more info

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Trailing Clouds of Glory Essays on Human Sexuality and the Education of Youth in Waldorf Schools

By: GERWIN, DOUGLAS

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Seller ID: 13572

ISBN: 1936367602


From the clear thinking heart of expert on teaching teenagers, Douglas Gerwin, comes this exceptional collection of thought provoking and information-packed series of essays on all the practicalities and mysteries of human sexuality and the coming of puberty. Every parent and every teacher of students from age eleven up needs this book! It fills the imagination with rich and straightforward ways to explain to the young why sexuality is so rewarding and so challenging! Here is a gift for which every recipient will thank you. One experienced high school teacher said, "I so wish I had this bo... View more info

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At the Source The Incarnation of the Child and the Development of a Modern Pedagogy

By: GILBERT, HARLAN

Price: $29.90

Publisher: New York, AWSNA: 2005

Seller ID: 3525

ISBN: 1888365587


Incarnation of the Child and the Development of a Modern Pedagogy • The author’s unique understanding of the developmental stages that children pass through based on Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual research helps parents and teachers to participate in healthy interaction and guidance. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3525] View more info

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School as a Living Entity The Growth and Development of a School as a Living Entity

By: GILL, REA TAYLOR

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, AWSNA: 2011

Seller ID: 11922

ISBN: 1936367181


In what way can a school be seen as a living entity? When a school’s operating systems and organizational structure are intentionally differentiated based on Threefold principles the school becomes a dynamic, effective and vibrant entity. In this thorough and clearly written book, the author explains how the people who serve in a cultural organization like a school can guide its healthy development. The foreword is written by Torin Finser. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 11922] View more info

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Sexual Abuse Of Children Understanding, Prevention and Treatment

By: GLöCKLER, DR MICHAELA

Price: $12.50

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 10004


16 pages, saddle-stapled This brief study addresses the needs of the victim and provides an insightful view of the perpetrator. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10004] View more info

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Write Approach Book, The - Book 1 Form Drawing for Better Handwriting

By: GLADICH JOEN PAULA A SASSI

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Fair Oaks, CA, Rudolf Steiner College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 8027

ISBN: 0945803192


Self-help for adults. Teachers, businessmen and women all agree that handwriting has deteriorated. Much money and time are wasted due to illegible handwriting. The formal way of teaching writing required too much time and repetition. So, there was a swing away from the formal teaching with nothing to replace it. The value of writing was denigrated, and in order to expedite the process, machines (typewriters, computers) were introduced. This removed the necessity for the thorough teaching of handwriting. Writing creates a basis on which students build skills for reading and communicatio... View more info