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The Core of Waldorf Education: The Main Lesson

The Main Lesson is one of the core features of Waldorf Education. During the two-hour block of time in the morning, students focus on a particular subject for several weeks at a time. This approach allows for an exploration of the subject matter that integrates academic study, artistic work, and hands-on activities.

Immersive Learning and Comprehensive Understanding

In the Main Lesson, students have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the topic of study. By focusing on a single subject for an extended period, students can gain a comprehensive understanding of the material. The Waldorf Main Lesson is a unique and comprehensive approach to learning that helps students engage with the material on multiple levels.

Integration of Academic and Artistic Learning

The integration of academic and artistic learning in the Main Lesson has been particularly successful. For example, in a recent Main Lesson on shelter building, students had the opportunity to create architectural designs of shelters and participate in hands-on activities such as constructing models using natural materials and experimenting with different techniques. This approach encouraged creativity and critical thinking skills and promoted a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. In addition, students had the opportunity to exhibit their projects to parents, teachers, and students from other classes, answering questions from all of them.

Fostering a Sense of Community and Collaboration

The Main Lesson has fostered a sense of community and collaboration among our students. The class works together on projects, shares ideas, and engages in discussions, building a supportive and collaborative learning environment.



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