Download the article: How Eurythmy Works in the Curriculum
by Kari Van Oordt
Published in Education as an Art Vol.32, No. 1 - Fall/Winter 1973
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The 'blueprint' of the idea behind a Rudolf Steiner school lies int he planning for each subject to be taught in relation to the right age of the child. This 'Waldorf School Curriculum' is a living organism, guiding the teachers in a broad and creative way, from kindergarten through the twelfth grade, and emphasizing the importance all along of applied imagination. Eurythmy comes in as a great help at every age level. In eurythmy we learn to control movement by means of rhythm and form. Eurythmy is controlled movement.
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Keywords: Waldorf curriculum, movement, visible speech, eurythmy