Articles in the Online Waldorf Library come from many sources. Quite a number are from the archives of journals and publications published over the past 50+ years. When possible we have noted the specific source although this is not always possible.
Included in the "article" search database are all articles in currently in print journals: Gateways, the Research Bulletin and the Waldorf Journal Project.
The Online Waldorf Library includes:
Education as an Art, the first widely circulated journal about Waldorf education in the United States. It began in 1940 as the Bulletin of the Rudolf Steiner School Association. The purpose of the journal was to inform Americans about Rudolf Steiner's pedagogy. In 1969 the journal became known as Education as an Art: A Journal for the Waldorf Schools of North America.
To search for articles specifically from Education as an Art, please enter the journal name into the search box "with the exact phrase".
Lectures from the 2002 AWSNA National Teacher's Conference, to search for the 8 lectures presented, please enter AWSNA lecture in the search box and click "exact phrase"
Download the article: Waldorf Tuition: Gift or Investment or Something In-between?
Published in Renewal,A Journal for Waldorf Education, Volume 5, #1 (Fall/Winter 1996)This article covers some interesting aspects of how to view Waldorf tuition payments.Strong gusts of wind drive sheets of rain against the rhythmically moving wind
shield wipers as Brenda and I drive from Cambridge to Lexington. We are going to an open meeting at the Lexington Waldorf School to discuss school finances. The meeting is to be chaired by the president of the Board, and in attendance to answer questions will be the school's Finance Committee. Siegfried Finser is a guest and will open the meeting with some thoughts on Waldorf financing Brenda is the full-time director of development at the school, and I am a parent of a third-grade boy and a kindergarten girl. My wife is at home, tending to the important bedtime hour. We take turns going to meetings, and this one seemed more in my domain of interest.
Download the lecture: What are the Physiological, Soul,
AWSNA lecture given at the AWSNA Teachers’ Conference, Kimberton Waldorf School
I would like to elaborate further on some thoughts brought by Dr. Michaela Glöckler concerning one of Rudolf Steiner’s most esoteric lectures, "The Human Heart."
Download the article: What Forms an Animal?
Published in In Context (Fall, 2001, pp. 12-14)
What forms an animal? A likely answer these days is "genes." Or perhaps: "genes and environment." Such high-level abstractions reveal how little we actually know and tend to discourage further inquiry. When I hear "genes and environment" I yearn for something more concrete, something I can mentally take hold of. And the only way I know to develop such saturated concepts is to get back to the things themselves—to look carefully at what nature presents and inch my way toward a more full-toned understanding.
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Keywords:observation, science, teaching,