|Title:||School as a Journey|
|Authors:||Torin M. Finser|
|Number of pages:||256|
The Eight-Year Odyssey of a Waldorf Teacher and His Class
School As a Journey is a lively, colorful, and absorbing account of a class teacher's journey with his class, from first grade through the eighth in a Waldorf school. Told in a straightforward humorous style, it is an excellent introduction to the inside of a Waldorf classroom. This book is written especially for parents and educators as well as anyone new to Waldorf education.
It is filled with eductional tips and resources and will prove invaluable to those already teaching. It is extensively documented, for those who wish to go more deeply, including references to the works of Rudolf Steiner and others in Waldorf education.
"Torin Finser's School As a Journey is an inspiring account of one teachers odyssey. Along the way, he reveals the secrets of good education in any setting: effective partnership with parents, a strong sense of collegiality among the staff, and -- above all -- the presence of dedicated teachers who are motivated by a sincere love and respect for their students." -- Ernest Boyer, President, Carnegie Foundation
keyword: Waldorf teaching, teacher training