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Education for Nonviolence: The Waldorf Way (Paperback)

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Education for Nonviolence describes how we can actually do something about our increasingly violent world. Few in the media draw a clear connection between the all-too-frequent tragedies we hear and read about in the news each day and the way as parents and teachers we raise and educate our children. Abstract concepts, rote learning, and standardized tests cannot develop the emotional and social intelligence our children need later in life to build relationships, contribute to society, and succeed in the workplace. The author describes how Waldorf independent and charter schools provide much-needed pathways toward wholeness--sensory and nature-based education; the arts; character education; community building; traditions of hospitality; meeting the needs of name just a few of the topics covered in this book.

Waldorf schools are founded on the social ideals grounded in an abiding belief that our schools can make a crucial difference in building a future society that is less violent, more just, and truly compassionate.

May this book help us rededicate ourselves to our social mission as we celebrate a century of Waldorf education in 2019

Product Details
ISBN: 9781621481980
ISBN-10: 1621481980
Publisher: Steiner Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2017
Pages: 158
Language: English
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