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Waldorf Third Grade Student Reading List

Category: Reading | Date: 5 July 2016

May 4, 2010 by Carrie  Source: http://theparentingpassageway.com/2010/05/04/waldorf-third-grade-student-reading-list/   Most students in Waldorf Third Grade are 8 and a half or nine years old.  They should be this age!  The third grade curriculum is designed specifically to speak to the developmental issues surrounding the nine-year change.  There are quite a few articles...

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Living Language: Literacy Development in Waldorf Early Childhood Education

Category: Reading | Date: 5 July 2016

by Holly Nguyen, Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto, January 2012   “We are not made of atoms, we are made of stories.” – Dr. Linda Williams, From Orality to Literacy Conference, Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto, November 2011   Introduction In his book, A is for Ox: the Collapse of Literacy and the Rise of Violence in an Electronic Age, Dr. Barry Sanders contends that...

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COMMON MYTHS ABOUT WALDORF EDUCATION: READING

Category: Reading | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Unkown Date: Unknown Source: http://www.whywaldorfworks.org/02_W_Education/current_topics.asp     Is it true that Waldorf students are not taught to read until second grade? No! Learning to read is an entire process with many contributory facets. Waldorf education undertakes reading instruction in almost the opposite way that it is introduced in most schools across...

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