The uniqueness of the Waldorf curriculum lies primarily in how and when the children are taught, rather than in what is taught.  In presenting material, the encounter comes first; then encounter becomes experience; and out of experience crystallizes the concept.   Perception, feeling, idea: three steps in a genuine learning process that prepares the intellect for the abstract and conceptual thinking which will become possible later, in adolescence.

Each of the following plays a major role in the Waldorf educational process:

Class Teacher

Main Lesson

Main Lesson Books

Creative Development/Special Subjects

Curriculum Overview
 
Aurora Waldorf School
Parent-Toddler through Grade 8
525 West Falls Road, West Falls, NY 14170
Phone:  716-655-2029     Fax:  716-655-3265
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