Educating the Will

Michael Howard

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Out of print

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Explores the nature of the 'will' in children, and offers practical exercises based on sculpture to help develop the will in a healthy, positive way.

Format:
paperback
Size:
203 x 165 mm
Publisher:
Waldorf Publications
Subject:
Steiner-Waldorf Education; Waldorf Publications
Illustrations:
43 b/w illustrations
Extent:
142 pages
ISBN:
9781888365467
Publication date:
01 Jan 2004

Description

This is an in-depth study of the important educational topic of developing the 'will' of our children, as well as developing their bodies and minds.

After exploring the nature of the will, Michael Howard then offers some practical exercises and activities for teachers and parents. Projects include indoor sandboxes, form modelling, seed drawing, sand modelling, modelling human and animal forms, stone carving, wooden spoons and bowls, and working with platonic solids.

Comprehensively illustrated, this is a challenging and thought-provoking book for all educators.

Author

Michael Howard was born in Vancouver, Canada, in 1946. He has taught sculpture to adults and children for over 30 years. He edited a collection of lectures entitled Art as Spiritual Activity: Rudolf Steiner's Contribution to the Visual Arts. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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