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Raleigh Oak Charter School
Arts and the Inner Life: The Four Temperaments and Rudolf Steiner’s Life and Work
In this course we will examine the life of Rudolf Steiner.
Time & Location
Time is TBD
Raleigh Oak Charter School, 9400 Forum Dr, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA
About the Event
In this course we will examine the life of Rudolf Steiner. Steiner was an Austrian born polymath
who lived in the late 19th and early 20th century. He published numerous books, gave
thousands of lectures, and was avidly sought after for professional and personal advice by
people from all walks of life. His revolutionary work in farming, architecture, medicine, history,
philosophy, art and education are continually being rediscovered and proven to be true by
contemporary science. We will discuss why his work is typically dismissed despite obvious
As the founder of Waldorf education, we will look at Steiner’s impulse for developing this
method of teaching. We will briefly review how it grew and spread worldwide. Most importantly
we will discuss what it offers us today as we seek a better practice of the art of teaching.
We will also get acquainted with a simple and fascinating tool that Waldorf teachers employ
when encountering the uniqueness of each child, the tool of temperament. The 4-fold lens of
temperament is a powerful aid to working with a variety of classroom issues, like learning
differences, discipline and classroom management, engaging storytelling, parent work, balance
and variety in lesson preparation, and how to nurture the overall wellbeing of each student (as
well as yourself).
Teachers will also experience watercolor painting and/or chalk drawing as an expression of the
This introduction to Rudolf Steiner and a way of perceiving the human being will be beneficial to
anyone practicing Waldorf methods.
Please contact Dr. Mary Goral (email@example.com) for more information.
This ticket will provide access to our virtual fall workshop. Link to be emailed.