Rhythms in the Life of the Child, a lecture given to parents of the Green Meadow Waldorf School, Spring Valley, New York on January 29, 1988
Why are school activities done in particular rhythms in a Waldorf school? What is the effect of doing tasks with cheerfulness and devotion? How does the night help the work of the day? How does rhythm influence digestion? How does rhythm help the development of bodily organs? And what about soul and spirit?
Turning Points in the Life of the Child from the Nine-Year-Old Change to the Onset of Adolescence, a lecture given to parents of the Green Meadow Waldorf School, Spring Valley, New York on November 21, 1986.
This lecture is directed specifically to children from 9 to 12 years of age (grades 3-6).
- How are a child’s body and consciousness changing?
- How do temperament and personality unfold?
- How does a child experience a first awakening to the future?
- How does contemporary culture impact delicate inner processes?
About the Author:
Eugene Schwartz has had thirty years of teaching experience with children and adults and has served as a consultant to over a hundred Waldorf schools.