Wednesday, September 5, 2012
In third grade the child experiences a new outlook towards self. The question arises within the child’s consciousness, ‘Who am I?’ In Waldorf education we recognize this realization of selfhood as the nine-year change. New capacities for thinking and judgment are emerging. The ‘unity of all things’ experience of the younger child is...
Monday, August 13, 2012
Third grade is often a year of dramatic transformation for the student’s individual identity. At around nine years of age, students experience a new sense of self as they ask and are confronted with the question, “Who am I in relation to others and to the world?” Waldorf educators identify this important transition and realization of...[read more]