Foundations of Education


Introduces Montessori and Waldorf education.

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Introduction to Montessori and Waldorf Education

Watch the two videos below which respectively introduce Montessori and Waldorf education.

As you view the two videos, reflect on the similarities and differences between Montessori education, Waldorf education, and traditional approaches to schooling.

Also, reflect on the significance of the following words to Montessori and Waldorf education:

  • beauty
  • environment
  • fantasy
  • freedom
  • materials
  • nature
  • spirituality

An Introduction to Montessori Education

An Introduction to Waldorf Education

Log into the LMS and answer the following forum question which is a graded task:
Q19.1: Reflecting on the two videos shown on the "Introduction to Montessori and Waldorf Education" topic page, choose one of the following words and comment on its significance to Montessori or Waldorf education: beauty, environment, fantasy, freedom, materials, nature, or spirituality. Alternatively, if you attended a Montessori or Waldorf school growing up, feel free to share a personal memory related to your school experiences. (Actions: Post and/or Respond (Mon-Sun) | 100 - 150 words)
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