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Waldorf Education and Pedagogy

Steiner Philosophy Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education. ― Rudolf Steiner Shop...
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New Arrival: From Here to Everywhere

Feature Partner Trained both as a public school and Waldorf teacher, Robyn Wolfe has been involved in education for over 15 years, including homeschooling one of her two children for part of that time. Robyn is currently working as an illustrator, tutor and teacher. She is the co-founder of Waldorfish,...
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Jamie York and More Math Resources

Feature Partner Jamie York, author, Waldorf math educator, and math missionary, created the Making Math Meaningful™ series as a developmentally-based math curriculum. Its goal is to strengthen basic skills, foster mathematical thinking, and spark enthusiasm for learning. The mission of Jamie York Press Inc is to inspire teachers to re-imagine...
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Books to Inspire Nourishing Foods

“Bread is Life” in Waldorf Education The preparation and shaping of bread is a central part of the early childhood program in Waldorf education. This tradition is often continued into the upper grades as well. This tradition develops hand-eye coordination as well as community connections within the classroom. It also...
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New Directions in Education

New Directions in Education I am sharing this letter with permission from author Howard Schrager, the founder of LemonTree Press and one of our Waldorf Books partners. You can order his books by following the links in this newsletter or by clicking the button under his photo to the right....
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The Little Series

Spiritual Gifts for Educators Edited by Helmut von Kügelgen and originally entitled Spiritual Gifts for Educators, the volumes in The Little Series are collections of verses and writings by Rudolf Steiner for the inner work of the teacher, through the day, through the year, through life. Waldorf Books Category: BY...
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The Tales of Tiptoes Lightly

The Tiptoes Lightly Tale The Tales of Tiptoes Lightly, for the most part, arose out of my lessons in kindergarten and the younger grades. The wonderful expressiveness of eurythmy, an art of movement and gesture using speech and music as its basis, lends itself to vivid nature- and spirit-filled stories....
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Native American Heritage Month Titles

Feature Partner Native Voices In honor of Native American Heritage Month (U.S.) this year I would like to feature 7th Generation Native Voices Books, one of our partners. It is inspiring to work with a publisher “dedicated to publishing quality fiction and nonfiction titles for children and young adults;” furthermore,...
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Winter Gift Titles from Waldorf Books

Happy Holidays!  With so much to celebrate in December (including MY BIRTHDAY!), I’ve selected some gift recommendations for the young learner in your life. With the over 100 titles in our Seasonal & Festival Books section, you can explore an array of charming and exclusive titles about nature, imagination, tradition,...
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Experiential Science

Experiential Science: The Earthschooling 365 Project Example We believe that wildlife can only thrive in a world where there is a healthy environment, people retain a sense of wonder and closeness with the natural world around them, and pass that relationship to their children, friends, and family. Our goal is...
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Celtic Magic Series

Feature Author H.R. Conklin H.R. Conklin’s Celtic Magic series is a unique tale connecting modern day California to the Scotland of centuries ago. Join Mairi during a life-changing year in this eco-heroine’s journey, following the Celtic wheel of pagan holidays through the seasons. Read more on the author’s webpage!  ...
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New Star Children Book

Feature Partner Luminescence Publishing Luminescence Publishing is a small publishing venture in beautiful Silverton, British Columbia. It is under the direction of Lila Strand, author and illustrator of the three children’s books, collectively called The Star Children Books. These books have come to be created in order to fill an...
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Splendid Sets

The Systematic Melancholic Although the melancholic’s strict system of rules and standards may seem confusing or difficult to maintain for someone of another temperament, the melancholic has a number of skills and traits that make it easy for her and even pleasurable. Many people make the mistake of feeling pity...
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Form Drawing Resources for Multiple Ages

Waldorf Skill: Form Drawing  Form drawing as an educational tool is a technique developed by Rudolf Steiner that serves a variety of educational functions. Form drawing in a very basic sense teaches children that all forms in nature are derived from a combination of lines and curves and shapes. However,...
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March is Women’s History Month

And March 8th is International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or...
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The Rainbow Fairy Books

Feature Author Andrew Lang Andrew Gabriel Lang was a prolific Scots man of letters. He was a poet, novelist, and literary critic, and a contributor to anthropology…Amongst the most famous of Andrew Lang books are The Rainbow Fairy Books, growing from Lang’s interest in myths and folklore which continued to...
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