School as a Journey: The Eight-year Odyssey of a Waldorf Teacher and His Class (Google eBook)

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SteinerBooks, 1994 - Education - 256 pages
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School as a Journey is a lively, colorful, absorbing account of one Waldorf's teacher's journey with his class through the curriculum from first through eighth grades. A moving story, told in a straightforward, anecdotal, humorous style, it is and excellent introduction to what goes on inside the classroom of a Waldorf school. School as a journey was written with both parents and educators in mind. Filled with pedagogical gems, it will be an invaluable resource for understanding the practical implications of Rudolf Steiner's in sight into child development. Extensively documented, it can serve as a study text for anymone wishing to go deeper into the works of Rudolf Steiner and others experienced in Waldorf education.

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

This is the book that made me choose to put my daughter in a Waldorf school. Unfortunately, her teacher and school were not nearly as good as the school/class presented in this book. After 4 years ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robyn - Goodreads

Interesting read about a Waldorf teacher and his class of 8 years. Worth a look if one is interested in alternative forms of education for children, or if one would like to infuse a traditional ... Read full review


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TORIN M. FINSER, Ph.D., is Director of the Waldorf Teacher Education Program at Antioch University New England and founding member of the Center for Anthroposophy, Collaborative Leadership Training, and Templar Associates in New Hampshire. He has been an educator for three decades and has been a keynote speaker at conferences in Asia, Europe, and throughout North America. He has consulted with many public and Waldorf schools in areas of facilitating change, designing mentoring and evaluation programs, and leadership development. Dr. Finser is the author of numerous books, including Organizational Integrity: How to Apply the Wisdom of the Body to Develop Healthy Organizations (2007) and In Search of Ethical Leadership: If Not Now, When? (2003).

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