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What are the Physiological, Soul, and Spiritual Changes in Youth Today?

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

Written by Betty Staley Date published: Unknown Contact details: Contact tab available on Waldorf library site   AWSNA lecture given at the AWSNA Teachers’ Conference, Kimberton Waldorf School Monday, June 24, 2002 by Betty Staley I would like to elaborate further on some thoughts brought by Dr. Michaela Glöckler concerning one of Rudolf Steiner’s most esoteric lectures,...

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Teaching Biology in a Human Context

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

by Graham Kennish Published: Unknown Source: http://www.christopherushomeschool.com/article/teaching-biology-in-a-human-context/   Your body is a space capsule, your head the command module’ so begins the introduction to a 3-D moving pop-up picture book on the human body now available in the U.K. ‘When you reach puberty your hormones switch on’ announces a heading in...

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Taurus – Aries – Pisces: Three Stages in Culture

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

by Christopher Clouder (Reprinted from Steiner Education, Vol.28, No.1)   When teaching in the Upper School it is essential to have foremost in one’s mind the ‘latent’ questions that the students carry. These are questions which should be taken up within the fabric of the lesson, without them having to be vocalised. In adolescence they rise up from a relationship...

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Talking with Kids about the News

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

Source: http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/agebyage_4.html   What They Understand about the News Older children begin to think more logically about events in the news but still relate them to themselves. While they don’t think abstractly the way adults do, they begin to understand more complex ideas and like to examine problems of all kinds. Their insights...

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Staying Connected to Your Teen

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

by Dr Laura MarkhamDate published: © Dr Laura Markham 2016 Date published: © Dr Laura Markham 2016 Source: http://www.ahaparenting.com/ages-stages/teenagers/parent-teen-relationship   Our job as parents is to meet our kids’ emotional needs at each stage of their development so they can advance to the demands of the next stage.  In the teen years, everything we’ve...

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Growth and Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years – What to Expect

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Unknown Contact details: Contact tab available on site Source: http://www.webmd.com/children/tc/growth-and-development-ages-15-to-18-years-what-to-expect   Teens grow and develop at different rates. But general teen growth and development patterns can be grouped into four main categories. Physical development. By age 15, most teens have entered puberty. Most girls...

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Choral Recitation

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Christy Barnes Date published: Unknown Contact details: Contact tab available on the Waldorf Library site Published in Education as an Art Vol. 31, No. 2 – Spring/Summer 1973 by Christy Barnes   “Why is there so much choral recitation in the Rudolf Steiner School?” parents often ask. “Isn’t it rather monotonous? Is it good to sacrifice the...

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Arts and their Relationship to Adolescent Development

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

by Van JamesPublished: AWSNA lecture given at AWSNA Teachers’ Conference Kimberton Waldorf School, Tuesday, June 25, 2002 by Van James Published: AWSNA lecture given at AWSNA Teachers’ Conference Kimberton Waldorf School, Tuesday, June 25, 2002 by Van James   To begin with I’d like to place a wonderful aphorism of Rudolf Steiner’s before us: “Art...

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Adolescence: Are Parents Relevant to Students’ High School Achievement and Post-Secondary Attainment?

Category: High School | Date: 5 July 2016

By Evanthia Patrikakou September 2004 Harvard Family Research Project’s (HFRP) Family Involvement Research Digests summarized, researched, written and published by non-HFRP authors and/or written by HFRP authors, but published by organizations other than HFRP.   Source: http://www.hfrp.org/publications-resources/browse-our-publications/adolescence-are-parents-relevant-to-students-high-school-achievement-and-post-secondary-attainment   Research...

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