Translated by George and Mary Adams, Rita Stebbing and Robert F. Lathe and Nancy Parsons Whittaker
Includes lectures previously unpublished in English
This is Steiner’s most concise and clear presentation of the three 7-year developmental stages of childhood and their implications for a truly human education. For years, whenever people new to Waldorf education have asked, “What should I read first?” this is the book we recommend. It remains at the top of our list for those wanting to understand the anthroposophic view of human development.