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The Extra Lesson

Movement, Drawing, and Painting Exercises to Help Children with Difficulties in Writing, Reading, and Arithmetic

November 2018
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  • Publisher
    Rudolf Steiner College
  • Published
    21st November 2018
  • ISBN 9780981809519
  • Pages 132 pp.
  • Size 5.5" x 8.5"

This revised and expanded 7th edition of this bestseller, The Extra Lesson, provides careful and thorough instructions for remedial drawing, painting, and movement exercises developed by Audrey E. McAllen, the author of Sleep: An Unobserved Element in Education and Teaching Children Handwriting.

The learning difficulties experienced by students struggling with writing, reading, and arithmetic are addressed and mediated by the activities described in the book. Elementary and high school age students can discover a new connection to who they are and to their tasks and thus overcome obstacles to learning

Audrey E. McAllen

Audrey McAllen is an English Waldorf teacher who has spent a lifetime developing ways to help children who have learning difficulties. She based her work on study of Rudolf Steiner's indications regarding spiritual aspects of human development and on her observation of and practical work with many children.