A Passionate Schooling provides a clear, scholarly overview of the key ideas behind Steiner Waldorf education. It examines how Rudolf Steiner developed his ideas in the context of his life and the culture in which he lived.
A Passionate Schooling focuses on Steiner's insights as they relate to:
- the nature of the human being;
- freedom and the ideals of education and social renewal;
- new perspectives on child development;
- the evolution of consciousness, - and the transformation of the self.
It also explores the concepts of goodness, beauty and truth as ideals in education, as well as the adaptability of the Steiner Curriculum. It re-interprets Steiner's ideas in the context of post-modernist thought and contemporary challenges and practices.
A Passionate Schooling is a revealing text for students of education, teachers and parents. More at www.passionateschooling.com