Jean Piaget and Rudolf Steiner: Stages of Child Development and Implications for Pedagogy

@article{Ginsburg1982JeanPA,
  title={Jean Piaget and Rudolf Steiner: Stages of Child Development and Implications for Pedagogy},
  author={Iona H. Ginsburg},
  journal={Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education},
  year={1982},
  volume={84},
  pages={327 - 337}
}
  • I. Ginsburg
  • Published 1 December 1982
  • Psychology
  • Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education
I shall attempt in this article to compare the stages of development in children as conceptualized by Jean Piaget and by Rudolf Steiner and to discuss some aspects of how Steiner’s view of developmental stages is applied in teaching students enrolled in present-day Waldorf (Steiner) schools. Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian philosopher whose interests were wide-ranging and whose ideas of human development form the backdrop of the Waldorf School movement, which started in 1919. There… 
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