Journey to Numeria: Math Lessons in First and Second Grade: Prologue
This second teacher/parent manual in the Spiritual Syllabus Series outlines 12 Mathematics unit lessons in Class 1 and 2 (7 and 8-year-olds). The math stream is essentially taught in the morning main lessons, for the first two hours of the day. There are three, 3-week math main lessons per year, or about 90 hours teaching.
But there is also a corollary stream, the Numeracy, which is presented as 3 middle-lesson units per year. These occupy the 1 ½ hour lesson between break and lunch, and are again sequential, of 3-week duration. The time scheduled is around 60 hours teaching over the year.
So mathematics/numeracy has a 150- hour allotment every year, right through primary school. Included in this are the form/dynamic drawing units, which also contain elements of writing and other fundamental coordinative skills for young children.
The miracle of math calls on the astral forces of the learner – it calls on Imagination, or Imaginative Cognition. This is the most important faculty to be developed in the coming age – the New Age of Abraham. An intelligent and image-filled mathematics education is essential for this sublime and imperative step on the long road of the evolution of consciousness – this small manual is directed to these high ends.
The following in a suggested curriculum structure, emphasizing the aspects of the human being awakened by the various Number Paths – aspects detailed in the 12 articles in this book. See my book La Pleoma, for full primary Curriculum. See my book, A Steiner High School, For High School Curriculum.
Programming details in A Steiner Homeschool? Steiner Education in Australia. P. 5
<NOTE> The page numbers may vary in this updated version of Alan’s book. However, the order will stay the same.>
Full 12 (13) subject Class ½ curriculum in Genil of Language.