This revised and expanded 6th edition of The Extra Lesson gives careful and thorough instructions for the remedial drawing, painting, and movement exercises developed by Audrey E. McAllen. The difficulties experienced by students struggling to learn writing, reading, and arithmetic are addressed by the activities described. Students of elementary and high school age are able to find a new connection to who they are and to their tasks, thus overcoming obstacles to their learning.
Audrey McAllen is an English Waldorf teacher who has spent a lifetime developing ways to help children who have learning difficulties. She based her work on study of Rudolf Steiner's indications regarding spiritual aspects of human development and on her observation of and practical work with many children.