ERIC Number: ED421356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching Mathematics in Rudolf Steiner Schools for Classes I-VIII. How To Become Imaginative and Holistic. Volume 1, Up to Age 14.
This book aims to present helpful, practical ideas and suggestions for mathematics teaching. Focus is on how teaching can be developed in a Rudolf Steiner (Waldorf) School and includes treatment of mathematical topics applicable to the 7-14 age group. Suggestions for curriculum and examples for children to work on are presented with a very wide ability of student in mind. Chapters include the following: (1) Mathematics and the Mystery Schools; (2) What Stimulates the Child; (3) Suitable Examples for Children's Written Arithmetic in Classes 1 To 3 (6 to 9 Years Old); (4) The Heart of Childhood; (5) Suitable Examples in Classes 4 and 5 (9-11 Year Olds); (6) Class 6 Mathematics (Ages 11-12); (7) Arithmetic and Algebra in Classes 7 and 8 (Children of 12 To 14); (8) Geometry in Classes 7 and 8 (Ages 12 to 14); (9) Statistics and Graphs; (10) A Summary of a Modern Waldorf Curriculum in Mathematics; and (11) Looking Forward--To the Upper School and Beyond. Also contains an appendix, chapter notes, and 19 references. (ASK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geometry, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Statistics, Teaching Methods
Hawthorn Press, Hawthorn House, 1 Lansdown Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1BJ, England, United Kingdom.
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