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Spring/Summer 2019, Volume 24 #1

From the Editor by Ilan Safit
Waldorf Education in the US and Canada 1928-1979, Part 1 by Nana Göbel
The Rudolf Steiner School at 90: Personal Reflections by Carol Ann Bärtges
Collegial Collaboration: Becoming Receptive to an Emerging Future by Micahel Holdrege
Gilles Deleuze"s Philosophy of Freedom by Fred Amrine
The Image Problem: Mystery and Debate by Arthur Auer
Extra Support with Music: Singing and Recorder by David Gable
Waldorf Misunderstandings on Art by VAn James
Report from the Research Institute by Patrice Maynard
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

 

Autumn/Winter 2018, Volume 23 #2

From the Editor by Iian Safit
Honolulu Teachers Explore Place: Teaching Through Aloha by Neil Boland and Jocelyn Romero Demirbag
Creating Place-Based Waldorf Festivals: An Ethnographic Study of Festivals in Two Non-European Waldorf Schools by Vera Hoffman
Understanding and Educating Transgender Youth in the Waldorf School by Jack Palmer
The Transition Experience of Waldorf elementary Students to Non-Waldorf High Schools by Peter Lawson
Life Processes and Learning in Waldorf Pedagogy by Martyn Rawson
Changing the Narrative: Practical Aspects of Teaching Technology at the Waldorf School by John Trevillion

Reports from Waldorf Publications and the Research Institute by Patrice Maynard
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Spring /Summer, Volume 23 #1

From the Editor
by Ilan Safit
Beyond the Mechanistic Worldview by Douglas Gerwin
Attention to Attention! A Growing Need for Educators and Parents in the Digital Age by Holly Koteen-Soulé
Raising Narcissus by Lowell Monke
Building Bridges: Karl Konig's Phenomenology of Reading and Writing Disorders and the Current Neuroscience of Dyslexia by Lalla Carini
Developmental Challenges, Opportunities and Gifts for Children Coming into the World Today by Adam Blanning
A Case for Waldorf Education by Robert Oelhaf
Book Review: Train a Dog but Raise a Child: A Practical Primer by Dorit Winter
Reviewed by Cindy Brooks
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard


Fall/Winter, Volume 22 #2

From the Editor by Ilan Safit
From the Executive Director by Douglas Gerwin

Between Our Demons and Our Gods
Human Encounter in the Light of Anthroposophy by Elan Leibner
Digital Apocalypse by Jason Yates
Technology and the Laws of Thought, Part 3 by Gopi Krishna Vijaya
A Computer Science Curriculum for Waldorf Schools by Harlan Gilbert & Jennifer Mankoff
Teaching Computer Science in 11th Grade by Charles C. Weems
Waldorf Pedagogy and Howard Gardner’s Six Entry Points to Teaching for Understanding by Helen-Ann Ireland
Extending the Arc: A Direction for Waldorf Education in the 21st Century by Ilan Safit

Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard


Spring/Summer, Volume 22 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner

Technology and the Consciousness Soul

Ideas for Educators of the New Generation by Christof Wiechert
Beyond the Virtual Sensorium by Jason Yates
Computer Science for Ninth and Tenth Grades by Charles Weems
Computers and Intelligence by Harlan Gilbert
Technology and the Laws of Thought, Part 2 by Gopi Krishna Vijaya
Technology and the Celebration of Work as Developed in Waldorf Education by David Mitchell

Dyslexia in the Waldorf Classroom
Survey of North American Waldorf Schools by Lalla Carini

Book Review: Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures by Jennifer Gidley
Reviewed by David K. Scott
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard

Fall/Winter 2016, Volume 21 #2

From the Editor by John Wulsin
Challenges in Our Relationship to Technology by Michaela Glöckler
Silica: Substance of Earth, Substance of Light by Michael Holdrege
Technology and the Laws of Thought by Gopi Krishna Vijaya
The Digital Gesture by Jason Yates
Children, Technology and Nature Awareness by George K. Russell
The Human Touch by Lowell Monke
Of Ants and Human Beings
Technology and the Urgent Need for New Ideas to Protect Children, Our Communities, and the Future by Patrice Maynardd
Seeing in Physics and Chemistry
Grades School Science Training for Waldorf School Teachers by Amalia Pretel-Gray
Report from the Online Waldorf Library
Report from Waldorf Publications

Spring /Summer 2016, Volume 21, #1

From the Editor by Elan Liebner
The Significance of Play in Evolution by Bernd Rosslenbroich
Developing Hybrid Minds: The Future Will Belong to the Nature-Smart by Richard Louv
Anthroposophy and Waldorf Education - A Dynamic Relationship by Jost Schieren
Waldorf Teachers - Artist or Mooncalves?
   Parzival and the New Knowledge by Norman Skillen
Core Principles of Waldorf Education:
   A Contribution to the Study of Core Principle #7
   by Frances Vig
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard

Fall/Winter 2015, Volume 20 #2

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
From the Executive Director by Douglas Gerwin
Anxiety: Phenomenology, Physiology, Psychology, and Possible Remedies by James Dyson
The Art of Emphatic Individuality by Michael Howard
Resilience: More than Bouncing Back by Joan Almon
Beyond Myth-Busting
Understanding Our Evolving Relationship to Rudolf Steiner's Educational Work in the Past, the Present, and the Future by Stephen Keith Sagarin
Assessment: A Waldorf Perspective by Martyn Rawson
Assessment for Learning in Waldorf Classrooms
How Waldorf Teachers Measure Student Progress toward Lifelong Learning Goals - A Report from the Author by Helen-Ann Ireland
Remembering and Imagining by Jørgen Smit
Core Principles of Waldorf Education:
Three Contributions to the Study of Core Principles #4 and #5
  A Contribution to the Study of the Fourth Principle by Jennifer Snyder
  Six Gestures for the Waldorf Early Childhood Educator by Holly Koteen Soule
  The Lower Grades and High School Years by James Pewtherer
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

 

Spring/Summer 2015, Volume 20 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
Eurythmy and the "New Dance" by Frederick Amrine
Human Conception: How to Overcome Reproduction? by Jaap van der Wal
Forest Kindergarten by Heidi Drexel
Charter Schools in Relation to the Waldorf Movement by Gary Lamb
Standing for the Children in Our Care by Ruth Ker
Core Principles of Waldorf Education: Two Contributions tot he Study of Core Principles #3
  The Grade School Years by James Pewtherer
  The High School Years by Douglas Gerwin
Report from Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard
Report on the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Research Opportunities


Autumn/Winter 2014, Volume 19 #2

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
From the Executive Director by Douglas Gerwin
The Value of Risk in Children's Play by Joan Almon
Learning in Relationships by Thomas Fuchs
Encountering Sophia in the Classroom: Gender Inclusion in the Waldorf Curriculum by Kristin Agudelo
Imagine Knowledge: A Livable Path by Paula C Sager
The Formative Qualities of Foreign Language Teaching by Erhard Dahl
Core Principles of Waldorf Education: An Introduction and First Discourse
Pedagogical Section Council of North America
  A Contribution to the Study of the First Core Principleby Elan Leibner
  A Contribution to the Study of the Second Core Principleby Holly Koteen-Soule
A Call for Reports on Responsible Innovation by Elan Leibner
Report on the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop
Report on Waldorf Publications by Patrice Maynard 

Spring 2014, Volume 19 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
From the Executive Director by Douglas Gerwin
The Philosophical Roots of Waldorf Education -
Part Four: Rudolf Steiner as Philosopher
by Frederick Amrine
The Spiritual Dimension of Waldorf Education by Jost Schieren
Education and the Presence of the Unknown by Craig Holdrege
Science Teaching - Part 2: Methods and Approaches by Roberto Trostli
When Animals Speak by Melissa Borden
Being Fully Human: An Introduction by Douglas Gerwin
The New Impulse of the Second Teachers' Meditation by Elan Leibner
Book Review:
Thinking Like a Plant: A Living Science for Life by Craig Holdrege
Reviewed by Stephen Sagarin
Report on the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Autumn/Winter 2013, Volume 18 #2

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
From the Executive Director by Douglas Gerwin
The Philosophical Roots of Waldorf Education Part Three: From Schiller to Steiner by Frederick Amrine
Attunement and Teaching by Peter Lutzker
Therapeutic Eurythmy for the Teeth by Polly Saltet and Suzanne Zipperlen
In Matter, the Spirit: Science Education in the Waldorf School by Roberto Trostli
Every Child is an Artist: The Beginnings of Drawing by Van James
Rooted in the World by Craig Holdrege
Independent or Charter? Study of Teacher Choice, Part Two by Liz Beaven
Taking Pulse of Waldorf Early Childhood Education by Holly Koteen Soulé
Book Review: Under the Stars by Renate Long-Breipohl
Reviewed by Jill Tapin
Book Review: Drawing with Hand, Heart and Head by Van James
Reviewed by Eugene Schwartz
Report on the Online Waldorf Library

Spring/Summer 2013 Volume 18 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
From the Director by Douglas Gerwin
Neurology and Education by Dennis Klocek
The Philosophical Roots of Waldorf Education Part Two:Fichte's Primordial Intuition by Frederick Amrine
From Un-bornness to "I" Consciousness: The Three Great Steps of Incarnation by Michaela Glöckler
Teacher Education for Educational Wisdom by Gert Biesta
Independent or Charter? Study of Teacher Choice, Part One by Liz Beaven
Language, Art and Deep Study by Elan Leibner
Report on the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Autumn/Winter 2012 Volume 17 #2

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
In Memoriam: David Spears Mitchell by Douglas Gerwin and Patrice Maynard
The Three Castles and the Esoteric Life of the Teacher by Betty Staley
Learning for Life - Learning from Life by Florian Osswald
The Philosophical Roots of Waldorf Education
Part One: The Revolution
by Frederick Amrine
The Concept of Learning in Waldorf Education by Jost Schieren
Modeling Clay - for All Ages? by Arthur Auer
Anything but Children's Play: What Play in School Means for Learning by Irene Jung
Higgs Field and a View of the Material World that Makes Sense by Michael D'Aleo
The Online Waldorf Library

Spring/Summer 2012 Volume 17 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
Letter to the Editor by Ernst Schuberth
Report from the Co-Directors by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
On Earth as It Is in Heaven: The Task of the College of Teachers in the Light of the
Founding Impulse of Waldorf Education - Part II
by Roberto Trostli
"Spirit is Never without Matter, Matter Never without Spirit"
A Narrative Examination of the College of Teachers
by Liz Beaven
The Artistic Meeting: Creating Space for Spirit by Holly Koteen-Soulé
Contemplative Practice and Intuition in a Collegial Context
An Action Research Project in a Waldorf School
by Martyn Rawson
Contemplative Work in the College Meeting by Elan Leibner
Work of the Research Fellows:
Review of The Social Animal: Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement by David Brooks, reviewed by Dorit Winter
Report on the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Autumn/Winter 2011 Volume 16 #2

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
Report from the Co-Directors by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
Science and the Humanities: The Great Rift in Modern Consciousness by Douglas Sloan
What Stands Behind a Waldorf School? by David Mitchell
On Earth as It Is in Heaven: The Tasks of the College of Teachers in Light of the Founding Impulse of Waldorf Education - Part One by Roberto Trostli
The Plight of Early Childhood Education in the U.S. by Joan Almon
The Art of Knowing: Epistemological Implications for a Schooling of the Imagination by Jonathan Code
Painting from a Palette Entirely Different: A New Hermeneutic Approach to Steiner's Esoteric Courses for Teachers by Johannes Kiersch
Authenticity in Education by Elan Leibner
Soul Breathing Exercises by Dennis Klocek
Reports from Current Projects of the Research Institute:
Teaching Sensible Science
The Online Waldorf Library

Spring 2011, Volume 16 #1

From the Editor by Elan Leibner
Report from the Co-Directors by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
Tending the Flame: The Link Between Education and Medicine in Early Childhood by Philip Incao
Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain by Sue Gerhardt
Research into Resilience by Christof Wiechert
Reading Research Supports the Waldorf Approach by Sebastian Suggate
Thinking and the Sense of Thinking: How We Perceive Thoughts by Detlef Hardorp
Outline of a Study Methodology by Elan Leibner
The Founding Intentions: Spiritual Leadership, Current Work, and the Goals of the Medical Section by Michaela Glöckler
Attending to Interconnection: Living the Lesson by Arthur Zajonc
Work of the Research Fellows: Review of the Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
Reviewed by Dorit Winter
Reports from Current Projects of the Research Institute:
Teaching Sensible Science by Lylli Anthon
Report from the Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Autumn/Winter 2010, Volume 15 #2

Report from the Co-Directors -by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
The Inner Life and Work of the Teacher by Margaret Duberley
The Human Body as a Resonance Organ: A Sketch of an Anthropology of the Senses by Christian Rittelmeyer
Aesthetic Knowledge as a Source for the Main Lesson by Peter Guttenhofer
The Work of Emmi Pickler by Susan Weber
Knitting it All Together: Handwork and Spacial Dynamics by Fonda Black
Seven Myths of Social Participation of Waldorf Graduates by Wanda Riberio and Juan Pablo de Jesus Pereira
Volunteerism, Communication, Social Interaction: A Survey of Waldorf School Parents by Martin Novom
A Timeline for the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America by David Mitchell
Work of the Research Fellows: More Online by David Blair
Work of the Research Fellows: Is Technology Producing a Decline in Critical Thinking and Analysis? by David Blair
Work of the Research Fellows: Review of Saralea E. Chazan's "Children's Play Study" by Renate Long-Breipohl

Spring 2010, Volume 15 Number 1

From the Editor by Stephen Sagarin
Report from the Co-Directors by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
What Can Rudolf Steiner's Words to the First Waldorf Teachers Tell Us Today? by Christof Wiechert
Social-Emotional Intelligence: The Basis for a New Vision of Education in the United States by Linda Lanteri
Rudolf Steiner's Research Methods for Teachers by Martyn Rawson
Combined Grades in Waldorf Schools: Creating Classrooms Teachers Can Feel Good About by Lori L. Freer
Educating Gifted Students in Waldorf Schools by Ellen Fjeld Kottker and Balazs Tarnai
How Do Teachers Learn with Teachers? Understanding Child Study as a Case for Professional Learning Communities by Marisha Plotnik
Does Our Educational System Contribute to Attentional and Learning Difficulties in Our Children? by Susan R. Johnson, M.D. FAAP
Survey of Waldorf School Trustee Education by Martin Novom and Jean Yeager
News from The Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

Autumn 2009, Volume 14, Number 2

Report from the Co-Directors by David Mitchell and Douglas Gerwin
From the Editor by Stephen Sagarin
The Social Mission of Waldorf School Communities by Christopher Schaefer
Identity and Governance by Jon McAlice
Changing Old Habits: Exploring New Models for Professional Development by Thomas Patteson and Laura Birdsall
Developing Coherence: Meditative Practice in Waldorf School Colleges of Teachers by Kevin Avison
Teachers' Self Development as a Mirror of Children's Incarnation, Part 2 by Renate Long-Breipohl
Social- Emotional Education and Waldorf Education by David Mitchell
Television in, and the Worlds of, Today's Children: A Mounting Cultural Controversy by Richard House
Russia's History, Culture and the Thrust Toward High-Stakes Testing: Reflections on a Recent Visit by David Mitchell
Da, Valdorvskii! Finding an Educational Approach for Children with Disabilities in a Siberian Village by Cassandra S. Hartblay
One Hundred Meters Squared by Michael D'Aleo
Basic Schools and the Future of Waldorf Education by Peter Guttenhofer
When One Plus One Equals Three: Evidence, Logic and Professional Discourse by Douglas Gerwin
Progress Report on the Waldorf Parent Survey by Martin Novom
News from The Online Waldorf Library by Marianne Alsop

 

Spring 2009, Volume 14, #1 ( complete issue)

 

No issue was published in Spring 2008