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Multi-year Teaching in the Grade School

Posted On: 11/6/2017 12:09 PM

A smiling teacher sitting at her desk in front of bright windows and flowers on the sill."Class teachers in Waldorf Education stay with the same students for multiple years at a time. Keeping the main lesson class teacher as a steady authority in a child’s life is beneficial to social and intellectual learning. Not only does this allow the teacher to appreciate a deep understanding of each student’s gifts, but it also allows the establishment of a respectful classroom environment.

“Relationships matter. And having the same teacher year-over-year does deepen the connection.”

Read more at Loving Learning - October 20, 2015
Photo credit: Waldorf School of Philadelphia

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