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Development of the Will Through Craft

Formerly Lower School Crafts
Curative Education Program, Glenmoore, PA

15 hours. 

September 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will describe aspects of the craft curriculum of the Waldorf lower school and its relevance to the developmental stages of the child; explain the processes underlying craft skill development for all children; adapt various craft activities for children with special needs; demonstrate introductory skills in one area of craft work; identify the correlation between the development of fine motor skills and that of intellectual development.

This course provides an introduction and overview of craft curriculum for grades one through eight in the Waldorf School and discusses the relationship between craft activities and children's developmental stages. It includes hands-on practical experiences in addition to lecture, and a reflective paper.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Education, Special Education, Waldorf Education, Arts, and any discipline which could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (10/10) (11/15 revalidation).