Re: Tutor or educator?:[Was Steiner an "occult scientist" and "mystic"?]
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Linda Clemens"
> --- In email@example.com, "pete_karaiskos"<snip>
> <petekaraiskos@s...> wrote:
> >Thanks Linda for this information. I was not aware of this depth of
> > Either you are mixed up here or you're trying to mix me up. YOU
> > posted the definitions above. Steiner was clearly not an educator.
> This is silly, Pete. On paper, Steiner's educational and
> professional "qualifications" as an educator and scientist easily
> surpass any such qualifications he might have as a mystic or
> occultist. They're more verifiable too.
> Steiner's experience as an educator was remarkable for the degree of
> depth and breadth of subject areas he taught, as well as diversity
> environments where he did this teaching. He taught innumerable
> children, adolescents and adults, and for fifteen years it was how he
> made his livelihood. He later developed a pedagogy (now used in more
> than a thousand schools worldwide), founded a school where it was
> first implemented, intimately involved himself in the teachings and
> children of that school and not only taught experienced teachers a
> new approach to teaching, but coached them thru challenges
> confronting them after.
Steiner's involvement in educational instruction. Clearly, Steiner was
actively aware of the practical issues through repeated practical
experience in education. I have been impressed by his writings on
education and "mental" outlook, such as the one Tarjei cited recently
on the topic of adolescents and how they are to be guided.
- At 15:32 03.06.2005, Pete wrote:
>Steiner was neither a scientist or an educator and that's the difference.According to what authority? Yours? PLANS' The Pope? Or are you just
playing Scrabble again, making up your own rules as you go along?