A Handbook for Steiner-Waldorf Class Teachers, 3rd Edition

Kevin Avison

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This popular book has undergone an extensive update and revision, resulting in the 3rd edition of this useful and practical resource book. Published in association with the Steiner-Waldorf Schools Fellowship, the book provides detailed suggestions and checklists cor Classes 1 through 8 for both the Waldorf teacher and home educator. Extensive appendices feature a compilation of sample planners to use as well as sample record tables for both students and teachers. A hugely practical assist to any Waldorf educator, Avison’s often witty advice provides an interesting and easy-to-navigate handbook for creative classroom activities and management.

Table of Contents:

Section One

  • 1.0 The Imponderables
  • 1.1 Readiness for Class One
  • 1.2 Checklist: Class One Readiness
  • 1.3 Starting Out — Class One
  • 1.4 Recording and Self-evaluation
  • 1.5 Checklists for Classes One–Three
  • 1.6 About Imitation
  • 1.7 …and Circle Time
  • 1.8 Movement Skills for Classes One–Four
  • 1.9 Classes Four and Five Skills Checklist
  • 1.10 Classes Six and Seven Checklist

Section Two

  • 2.0 Planning Ahead
  • 2.1 Preparation
  • 2.2 Readiness
  • 2.3 Review
  • 2.4 Rehearse
  • 2.5 And the Fourth “R”!
  • 2.6 The Curriculum
  • 2.7 Curriculum and Basic Skills
  • 2.8 Class One
  • 2.9 Class Two
  • 2.10 Class Three
  • 2.11 A Selection of Lessons from the Curriculum for Classes Four–Eight
  • 2.12 Morning Lessons
  • 2.13 Parent and Teacher — Enthusiasm for Education!
  • 2.14 Of Meetings and Learnings

Appendices

  • Appendix A Movement Skills
  • Appendix B Checklist: Indicators of Possible Special Learning Needs
  • Appendix C An Interpretive Device
  • Appendix D A Possible Foundation Script
  • Appendix E Number Orientation — to help your children face number symbols correctly
  • Appendix F Self-evaluation
  • Appendix G Planners and Record Sheets
  • Appendix H Record Keeping — for individual children
  • Appendix I When Nothing Seems to be Working
  • Appendix J Your Most Precious Resource — care for your voice!
  • Appendix K How Are Your Children Sitting?
  • Appendix L An Aid to Note Taking

This edition replaces A Handbook for Waldorf Class Teachers, 2nd Edition.

144 pages, 8 1/4″ x 9 1/2″, 2016.

Available June, 2016. Pre-order now!

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