Waldorf Education

Easton, Freda. 1997. Educating the Whole Child, 'Head, Heart, and Hands': Learning from the Waldorf Experience. Theory Into Practice. 36(2): 87-94.

 

Barnes, Henry. 1991. Learning that Grows with the Learner: An Introduction to Waldorf Education. Educational Leadership 49(2): 52-54.

 

Why Waldorf Works: Everything You Need to Know about Waldorf Education -- a comprehensive site about Waldorf Education sponsored by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.

Educating the Public About Waldorf Education -- a website sponsored by PLANS (People for Legal and Non-Sectarian Schools) providing information about many of the concerns that critics of Waldorf education often cite against it.

Discover Waldorf Education: An Overview -- a short YouTube video that provides an overview of the basic aspects of Waldorf education.

Research Institute for Waldorf Education -- official site of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education, an organization founded in 1996 “to deepen and enhance the quality of Waldorf education, to engage in serious and sustained dialogue with the wider educational-cultural community and to support research that would serve educators in all types of schools in their work with children and adolescents.”

The Brooklyn Waldorf School -- This web page serves as the Brooklyn Waldorf School’s online home. Viewers can explore the many aspects of the school including the academic and extra-curricular offerings

State Funds for Steiner -- This news article discusses funding for Waldorf schools in the UK.

Steiner 'cult' is an ethos that fosters humanity -- this article refutes the criticism that the Waldorf model often takes for its ‘cult-like’ spiritual views; arguing instead that the focus of the Waldorf model centers on teaching humanity.

Serving Steiner Education in the UK and Ireland - Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship --  The Steiner Waldorf School Fellowship’s website  provides a clear overview of the principles of the Waldorf school. As this particular fellowship is based in the UK, it details the curricula for the Early Years, the Lower, and the Upper schools.

Pew Research Center Forum on Religious and Public Life. U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey -- An eye-opening religious knowledge survey administered in 2010. 

Pew Research Center Forum on Religious and Public Life -- A report that a third of the world's population has seen rising restrictions on religion.

Moore, Diane. Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education. New York: Palgrave Macmilan, 2007.  

It's time to teach religion in schools -- A conglomeration of facts on religious literacy in the U.S. and argues the importance of educating students on religion in public schools.

 

Films and Videos

God in America: How Religious Liberty Shaped America -- A Frontline documentary on the history of the role that religion took in forming the United States.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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