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Teaching Children Today: Finding the Balance
This presentation was given at the Waldorf Handwork Educators Online International February Handwork Conference on 2-22-22
Weaving the Threads: Collaborative Strategies for a Stronger Waldorf Curriculum
A collection of the ideas generated during the collaborative, cross-disciplinary work groups at WHE’s summer conference Collaboration and Innovation: Hands and Voices Across the Curriculum, July 17 – 20, 2023. Share with your whole faculty and consider new ways to work and teach together.
One-Day Projects for Beginning 1st Grade
One-day projects to boost confidence before jumping into knitting. These simple projects provide invaluable time for building relationships with students, setting them up for success, and instilling a lifelong love for handwork!
Building a Healthy Robust Handwork Program
Recommended best practices for schools compiled by Waldorf Handwork Educators and the Fiber Craft Studio in June 2021. Share with administrators and board members.
Mentoring and Evaluation
Recommendations for mentoring and evaluation practices for handwork teachers. Share with administrators and colleagues.
Educate, Participate, Advocate
Tips for special subject teachers on building healthy relationships with colleagues, administration, board of trustees, and parents in a Waldorf school.
Verses for the Grades
Accompany these with consistent and rhythmical meaningful movements. The students will learn and internalize the verses more easily and will benefit from large motor stretching movements before and after the challenging fine finger coordination of knitting.