Education

Learning to Become Ourselves for the Next Generation

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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From conception to birth a child is following a spiritual mission that is the task of the I being or True Self. The mission is the intent of the spiritual entity that lives between lives. Between birth and 18 months, a child looks to adults as powerful representatives of the divine or spiritual world from…

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Nature Experience for Young People

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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Nature is a broad array of events. As a result, there are many kinds of nature experiences. It is useful to consider which “nature” we mean when we use the word.  Here are some thoughts about different experiences of nature and how they affect our relationship to it. Nature as wilderness This gives solace and…

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Neurology and Education

By Dennis Klocek January 21, 2022
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Dennis surveys the history of the study human consciousness and compares older concepts with contemporary neurological discoveries regarding learning difficulties and limbic structures in the brain.

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Parenting as Initiation

By Dennis Klocek August 8, 2012
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This lecture was given to parents and faculty of the Sacramento Waldorf School in 2012. The topic addresses the original state of consciousness of human beings where the divine consciousness and the personality are mixed in the young child. Then it is necessary for these two outlooks to separate in order for freedom of the…

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Esoteric Fundamentals of Education

By Dennis Klocek December 16, 2011
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This course was given at Rudolf Steiner College for teachers who work with special needs populations. The general theme addresses the learning issues that arise from compromised sense perception. The role of imagination in promoting what is known as theory of mind is traced from the neurological roots of perception to the development of an inner…

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