Spelling by Hand: Teaching Spelling in a Waldorf School, a Guide for Class Teachers

Spelling by Hand: Teaching Spelling in a Waldorf School, a Guide for Class Teachers

by Jeremy Herrmann


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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 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 Waldorf education 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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943582112
Publisher: Waldorf Publications
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 603,835
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

Jeremy Herrmann has degrees in Education from Skidmore College and Antioch University New England Graduate School. His research and experience at Waldorf schools in the northeast United States led him to produce a spelling guide that supports teachers' efforts towards effective spelling instruction.

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