Does your child struggle with learning spelling and reading? Are your students bored with weekly spelling lessons? If so, then this fun and straightforward approach to teaching spelling by hand is for you.
Waldorf schools aim to teach children academic skills by engaging their hands and heart, as well as their minds. In this concise booklet, the values of Waldorfeducation are merged with current research regarding how we most effectively learn spelling in order to offer a holistic approach to spelling instruction for Grades 1 through 8.
The curriculum focuses on essential skills required for proficient spelling and presents many ideas for activities and games that help children learn. Teachers and parents who read this book will be able identify their child's key areas for spelling improvement and provide their child with fun and meaningful opportunities for spelling practice towards mastery.
Staff Favorite: As teachers, we found this book intuitive and right on point for first graders and above. While we all teach in the public school system at this time, the methods in this book do not have to be confined to Waldorf subscribers. This hands on, special rhythm of teaching will apply to any school, any homeschool and any student. It’s a fast read but full of so much helpful information for parents and written in a clear, concise manner.
Spelling by Hand: Teaching Spelling in a Waldorf School, A Guide for Class Teachers
Written by Jeremy Herman.
Published byWaldorf Publications, March 28, 2017.
AgesWritten for Parents, Homeschools and Educators of children in grades 1 to 8