By Kevin Avison and Martyn Rawson
This book is a comprehensive overview of what is taught in Steiner-Waldorf schools, and why. As well as describing the content and methods of the Waldorf curriculum, this book provides a clear overview of the ideas behind the approach. It includes:
- a summary of the ideas underpinning this unique form of education
- a survey of child development in relation to the curriculum
- a description of key elements in the Waldorf approach
- sections on evaluation and assessment
- early Years education
- a horizontal curriculum for Classes 1 to 12
- a vertical curriculum for each subject
This handbook is indispensable for all Steiner-Waldorf schools and teachers. Previously published as The Educational Tasks and Content of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum.
About the Authors
Kevin Avison has been a teacher in both state and Steiner schools. He is an executive officer to the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship. He has two grown up children who were educated in Waldorf schools. He lives in Stourbridge, England. Martyn Rawson has taught in Waldorf Schools in the UK. He currently lives in Germany and works for the International Waldorf Schools Federation.
Martyn Rawson has taught in Waldorf Schools in the UK. He currently lives in Germany and works for the International Waldorf Schools Federation.
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 2014/05 (2nd ed.)