Waldorf Education – Steiner School Teaching

Here I am, nearly 12 months since the last posting on this site, happy to report that I am now in my second semester of Master of Teaching and Learning and I have just successfully completed my second last practicum. I spent the past four weeks learning to teach in a Steiner School year 6 classroom. The Steiner/Waldorf pedagogy is geared to address the psycho-social and emotional stages of childhood development, and to deliver a curriculum rich in arts, music, and creative inspiration appropriate to children’s needs as they grow through these stages. As a sensitive, creative, and spiritually oriented person, I naturally want to be an educator who takes care of the deeper aspects of the human being while guiding their learning – the Australian Steiner School curriculum and pedagogy gives me an opportunity to fulfill this inner need.

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