This book thoroughly explores the curriculum of the first Waldorf school, expanding on the original Lehrplan.
Divided into sections, the book outlines Steiner's comments on schools and lessons in general, as well as many details on his thinking on specific issues, ranging from the various age groups to classroom decoration and arrangement.
This is an important book for all Waldorf schoolteachers and gets to the heart of Steiner's ideas on education and child development.
E. A. Karl Stockmeyer (1886-1963) was one of the founding teachers of the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1919.
Kevin Avison has been a teacher in both public and Steiner/Waldorf schools and is an executive officer of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship. He has two grown children, both of whom received a Waldorf education. He lives in Stourbridge, England.