The Spirit of the Waldorf School: Lectures Surrounding the Founding of the First Waldorf School, Stuttgart--1919

The Spirit of the Waldorf School Lectures Surrounding the Founding of the First Waldorf School Stuttgart lectures and an essay CW World War I destroyed the structures values and self confidence that created the seeming greatness of the nineteenth century In its place stood ruins and th

  • Title: The Spirit of the Waldorf School: Lectures Surrounding the Founding of the First Waldorf School, Stuttgart--1919
  • Author: Rudolf Steiner
  • ISBN: 9780880103947
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • 6 lectures and an essay, 1919 1920 CW 297 World War I destroyed the structures, values, and self confidence that created the seeming greatness of the nineteenth century In its place stood ruins and the shards of a civilization In response to this, Emil Molt the director of the Waldorf Astoria Cigarette Factory and a student of Rudolf Steiner decided to establish a sch6 lectures and an essay, 1919 1920 CW 297 World War I destroyed the structures, values, and self confidence that created the seeming greatness of the nineteenth century In its place stood ruins and the shards of a civilization In response to this, Emil Molt the director of the Waldorf Astoria Cigarette Factory and a student of Rudolf Steiner decided to establish a school to educate people who could create a new culture Thus, the Waldorf school movement was begun Rudolf Steiner agreed to act as the school s consultant, and his insights guided the school in accomplishing this ambitious task.The goal of this education was that, through living inner work guided by the insights of Rudolf Steiner, the teachers would develop in the children such power of thought, depth of feeling, and strength of will that they would emerge from their school years as full members of the human community, able to meet and transform the world.These lectures occurred around the opening of the first Waldorf school They serve as an excellent, inspiring introduction to Waldorf education as a whole Here Steiner outlines with freshness, immediacy, and excitement the goals and intentions of a new form of education and speaks to parents of prospective students He explains the school s guiding principles and describes how parents must participate, with understanding and interest, in the awakening of their children s creative forces so that a healthier society can come about.Contents Introduction by Robert Lathe and Nancy WhittakerThe Intent of the Waldorf SchoolThe Spirit of the Waldorf SchoolA Lecture for Prospective ParentsSupersensible Knowledge and Social Pedagogical LifeThe Social Pedagogical Significance of Spiritual ScienceSpiritual Science and PedagogyThe Pedagogical Objective of the Waldorf School in StuttgartAn essay by Rudolf Steiner from the Journal The Social FutureGerman sources Die Waldorfschule und ihr Geist GA 297 Die padagogische Zielsetzung der Waldorfschule in Stuttgart, from Soziale Zukunft, Feb 1920 GA 24.

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