Creative teaching, sustainable learning

English Week Inspirations “…‘tis the season of the year…“ November has not always been one of my favorite months.  However, since I started going to English Week many years ago, this generally rather [...]

Stages of learning – a Waldorf perspective

As promised in my blog following English Week, I have now written up my thoughts on the seven learning processes or stages of learning. I would be very happy to hear from readers what [...]

Step together – Waldorf in Lebanon

This blog is about my visit to Lebanon in January and some ideas that it prompted in me. My return journey was rather eventful, since my flight via Istanbul was cancelled because of heavy [...]

elewa – a learning community comes alive

First impressions and thoughts After having invested quite some time into the creation and construction of the first elewa course about ‘Sustainable language teaching and learning’, it is great to read and hear comments [...]

Manas Social Village: learning through participation within a community of practice

I have just returned from a richly rewarding trip to Kirgistan to visit the Manas Social Village, which is in the hills outside of Bishkek. The Social Village is a community in which [...]

Assessment: A Waldorf Perspective

 “We must not measure the child, we must interpret the child” - Lev Vygotsky Thinking about assessment Back in 1998 in my role as co-worker for the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship in Great [...]