Waldorf Kindergartens Today

by Contributors Various


There are over two thousand Steiner-Waldorf early years centres worldwide, and the number keeps on growing. What are the principles and characteristics of Waldorf kindergartens, and what are the challenges facing them in the twenty-first century? This book of articles by Waldorf experts is a valuable overview of the current state of early years education. It includes sections on kindergartens worldwide and the vision behind them, and the basics of child development. It then looks in detail at contemporary practice, from daily rhythms and nutrition to singing, eurythmy, working with parents and media and technology.

The contributors are experienced Waldorf teachers and educators and include editors Marie-Luise Compani and Peter Lang, Freya Jaffke, Birgit Krohmer, Andreas Neider, Claudia McKeen, Angelika Prange, Jacqueline Walter-Baumgartner, Elisabeth G�ebel, Michael Kassner, and Claudia Grah-Wittich. This is both a useful introduction for parents and an informative review for Waldorf professionals.

Size: 234 x 156 mm;

Extent: 256 pages;

ISBN: 9781782500186
Publisher: Floris Books
Format: unknown format