On Mentoring


These lectures were given to a group of master teachers who mentor more inexperienced teachers and to provide support for struggling teachers in the Waldorf School movement.
Kimberton, Pennsylvania
May, 2008
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  • Lecture 1
    Session one covers the use of the alchemical mandala of earth, water, air and fire as a foundation for building problem solving and communication skills.
  • Lecture 2
    The sequences of exercises are designed to help people distinguish facts from processes as a fundamental to good communication. Further exercises explore techniques for working with others to establish a mood of collaboration when trying to solve difficult social issues.
  • Lecture 3
    Topics include the use of myth as a symbolic language of interpersonal relationships, the stages of imagination, inspiration and intuition as social skills, techniques for working images into sleep as an aid to creative problems solving, dialogue techniques of forming statements as questions, the healing effect of biography, and the alchemy of soul transformation by enhanced capacity to listen to your heart.