Social Art of the Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher

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Community Singing with Frances Kenney
Painting with Mia Fioravanti
Improv with Cynthia Lair
Spatial Dynamics with Robyn Jones
 
Monday, July 3 - Friday, July 7, 2017 
 

Professional development for Waldorf Teachers

Course Description

In today’s technological world, the quality of our human relationships is even more important than ever.  The Early Childhood teacher works, not only with the children in her classroom to model healthy relationships, but also with parents and colleagues in significant ways. 

Rudolf Steiner spoke about the various arts in relation to human development and referred to social art as the highest form of art.  In this intensive, we will explore how to more effectively practice the social arts in our relations with the children, in working with parents, in our collaboration with colleagues, and in building a sense of community within the school.

Our main theme will be enhanced by courses in improvisational theater games, where we learn how to listen and support one another in a playful way, and in watercolor painting, where we will explore the connection between feelings and the world of color.  We will also work with colored wool in our hand work course.

Course Schedule
Monday, July 3: Welcome Tea and Check-in 7:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
 
Course Location  
Seattle Waldorf High School, 7777 62nd Ave NE, Seattle, WA  98115 (Magnuson Park).  Directions to SWS HS
 
Course Fee
$750.00 (includes all materials and non-refundable $50.00 registration fee).  Register by May 7th to take advantage of Earlybird pricing of $700.00.  Preregistration is required.