The Power of Images

Permanence in change

By Hiltrud Kamolz, February 2023

Class teacher Hiltrud Kamolz takes great pleasure in creating the seasonal table and incorporates the seasons daily in short narratives at the beginning of class in the form of a meaningful story. The story can be entirely focused on the seasonal happening in nature and sometimes also contains a little moral lesson in pictures. [more]

The Power of Images

The image in education

By Christof Wiechert, February 2023

One of the fundamental features of Waldorf education is the work with images. Language can create images in people that remain powerful and unforgettable. Christoph Wiechert describes how parents and teachers can use them for successful education. [more]

The Power of Images

Archetypes of human existence in the course of the year

By Stefan Grosse, February 2023

The cycle of festivals of the year not only reflects astronomical events such as the solstice or the equinox. Natural events evoke soul and spiritual experiences which are expressed through pictorial narratives. Religion and class teacher Stefan Grosse explores the educational significance of these narratives. [more]

The Power of Images

Images grow with you

By Friederike Gläsener, February 2023

Friederike Gläsener explains why pictorial teaching shapes the soul and stimulates its development. Images are mobile, alive, changeable, individual and never quite finished. They create meaning, which does not diminish with growing understanding of their significance but actually increases. [more]

The Power of Images

This side and the other side of the equator

By Sven Saar, February 2023

The equator separates the northern from the southern hemisphere. At the same time, however, it also connects them with each other. What does it mean when images created in one culture are transferred to another? Do they connect or do they divide? [more]