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Understanding Waldorf Educationby Jack Petrash
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Since their inception over 80 years ago, Waldorf Schools have offered a much-needed model for educational reform. Understanding Waldorf Education: Teaching from the Inside Out, provides a compelling, clearly written picture of the key components of a Waldorf Education. Through the insights and reflections of one of America's most experienced Waldorf class teachers, we are given a clear, common sense understanding of this uncommon education.
Written by a teacher with more than 25 years of experience, this book offers a jargon-free view of Waldorf schools with their philosophy of the importance of a three-dimensional education. Through learning experiences that involve all of the senses, children use a variety of intelligences to develop thought, feeling, and intentional, purposeful activity. Whether youre a Waldorf parent or teacher, or you just want to learn more about these innovative educational concepts, this book contains important ideas on learning that you can apply today.
A jargon-free view of Waldorf education, its philosophy, and innovative educational concepts.
About the Author
Jack Petrash has been a teacher at the Washington Waldorf School for 25 years. He is on the editorial board of "Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice".
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