Waldorf Research Books No. 1
Compiled by Kevin Avison
This popular book is a useful and practical resource for Waldorf school teachers and offers a great deal to homeschoolers as well. It provides detailed suggestions and checklists for teaching all lessons for classes 1 through 8. Especially useful are Avison’s Readiness and Skills checklist, which give quick clarification to anyone wishing to evaluate a student’s beginning understandings and capacities along with later accomplishments in a subject area. General development is also covered, from several perspectives at each grade level.
The extensive appendix features a compilation of planners for Waldorf teachers, as well as a collection of example records for students and their teachers.
Avison’s frequently witty advice provides an interesting and easy-to-navigate help for creative teaching activities and management.