WHAT STUDIES HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED ON WALDORF EDUCATION?
Through the years, a number of academic and other forms of theoretical and empirical studies on Waldorf education, Waldorf schools and Waldorf pupils have been conducted and published by universities, by school authorities in a number of countries, by the schools themselves and by others, describing, investigating and discussing Waldorf education.

Some of them are:

1929
Staedtke I: Schiller und die Waldorfpädagogik. Phil. Diss. Leipzig. (Schiller and Waldorf education. Dissertation, University of Leipzig, 1929.)

1952
Schneider J W: Die Rudolf Steinerschule, ihre theoretische Begründung und praktische Gestaltung. Phil. Diss. Kiel (The Rudolf Steiner school, its theoretical foundation and practice. Dissertation, University of Kiel, 1952.).

1958
Koop U: Die Pädagogik der Waldorfschulen. Phil. Diss. Hamburg. (The Educational Theory of the Waldorf Schools. Dissertation, University of Hamburg, 1958)

1959
Oppolzer S: Anthropologie und Pädagogik bei Rudolf Steiner. Phil. Diss. Münster. (The Anthropology and Educational Theory of Rudolf Steiner. Dissertation, University of Münster, 1959)

1962
Kroeker G:  Aspects of Waldorf education. Dissertation, University of Manitoba, 1962. (Ref)

1963
Von Baravalle H: The International Waldorf School Movement. Education Resources Information Center, 1963. (Summary)

1966
Grunelius E M: Early Childhood Education and the Waldorf School Plan. Education Resources Information Center, 1966. (Summary)

1967
Ogletree E J:  A cross-cultural exploratory study of the creativeness of Steiner and state school pupils in England, Scotland and Germany. Dissertation, Wayne State University, Dept. of Education, 1967. (Ref)

1970
Ogletree E J, Rackauskas J A, Buergin T F: Teaching Number Sense through Rhythmical Counting. Elementary School Journal, 71(1): 11-17, Oct 1970. (Summary)

1974
Durham E B:  Imagination and feeling in the life and learning of elementary school age children: an examination of the Rudolf Steiner pedagogy. Dissertation, Bank Street College of Education, New York, 1974. (Ref)

Ogletree E J: Rudolf Steiner: Unknown Educator. Elementary School Journal, 74(6): 344-352, March 1974. (Abstract)

1975
Ogletree E J: Waldorf Schools: A Child-Centered System. Education Resources Information Center, 1975. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Eurythmy: A Motoric and Artistic Method of Teaching Young Children. Education Resources Information Center, 1975. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Geometric Form Drawing: A Perceptual- Motor Approach to Preventive Remediation (The Steiner Approach). Journal of Special Education, 9(3): 237-245, 1975. (Summary)

1976
Ogletree E J: Eurythmy: A Therapeutic Art of Movement. Journal of Special Education, 10(3): 305-19, 1976.

1977
Matthiolus H, Schuh C: Reversal of Acceleration Trends in Waldorf Schools. (In: A New image of Man in Medicine (vol. III): "Individuation Process and Biographical Aspects of Disease" (p 83-101), Ed: Schaefer K E, Stave U, Blankenburg W. New York: Futura Publishing Company, 1977.

1979
Feistritzer P, Balcerack C: The Austrian Approach: Entering the World of Children. Momentum, 10(2): 11-23, May 1979. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: The Waldorf Schools: An International School System. Headmaster U.S.A. 8-10, Dec 1979. (Summary)

Ogletree E J (ed): Introduction to Waldorf Education: Curriculum and Methods. Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1979, 491 pp.

Rist G, Schneider P: Integrating Vocational and General Education: A Rudolf Steiner School. Case Study of the Hibernia School, Herne, Federal Republic of Germany. Education Resources Information Center, 1979. (Summary)

1980
Barnes H: An Introduction to Waldorf Education. Teachers College Record, 81(3): 323-36, Spring 1980. (Summary)

Davy J: The Social Meaning of Education. Teachers College Record, 81(3): 345-59, Spring 1980. (Summary)

Leichter H J: A Note on Time and Education. Teachers College Record, 81(3): 360-70, Spring 1980. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Waldorf Schools: An Artistic Approach to Education. Journal of the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 5(2): 1980.

Perkins B F: Sacramento Waldorf School and its high school students. Dissertation, California State University, Sacramento, 1980. (Ref)

Richards M C: Toward wholeness: Rudolf Steiner education in America. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1981, 222 pp.

1981
Childs G J:  Rudolf Steiner education as historical necessity. Dissertation, University of Wales, Cardiff, 1981. (Ref

Foster S W: The Waldorf Schools: an exploration of an enduring alternative school movement. Dissertation, 
Florida State University, 1981. (Ref)

Glas W: The Waldorf School Approach to History. Education Resources Information Center, 1981. (Summary)

Leber S: Die Waldorfschule im gesellschaftlichen Umfeld. Zahlen, Daten und Erläuterungen zu Bildungslebensläufen ehemaliger Waldorfschüler (The Waldorf School in the Social Context. Figures, Data and Explanations Concerning the Educational Career of Former Waldorf Pupils) Stuttgart: Freies Geistesleben 1981.

Moehle-Vieregge L: One approach to early foreign language learning: the Waldorf School of Rudolf Steiner. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1981. (Ref)

Ogletree E J: Teaching Geometry: An Experiential and Artistic Approach. Education Resources Information Center, 1981. (Summary)

1982
Ginsburg I H: Jean Piaget and Rudolf Steiner: Stages of Child Development and Implications for Pedagogy. Teachers College Record, 84(2): 327-37, Winter 1982. (Summary)

1984
Foster S W: An Introduction to Waldorf Education. Clearing House, 57(5): 228-30, Jan 1984. (Summary)

Mattioli C T: Awakening creative behavior: contributions from the Rudolf Steiner method. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1984. (Ref)

1985
Ogletree E J: An Interpretation of Rudolf Steiner's Theory of Child Development and School Readiness. Education Resources Information Center, 1985. (Summary)

1986
Miller J P: Atomism, Pragmatism, Holism. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(3): 175-96, Spring 1986. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: A New Interpretation of Speech and Cognitive Development During the First Three Years. Education Resources Information Center, 1986. (Summary)

1987
Hansmann O (ed), Pro und contra Waldorfpädagogik. Akademische Pädagogik in der Auseinandersetzung mit der Rudolf-Steiner-Pädagogik (For and Against Waldorf Education. Academic Education compared with Rudolf Steiner Education), Würzburg, 1987.

Ogletree E J: Eurythmy: Art of Movement in the Waldorf Schools. In Schuster D (ed): Journal of the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 12(1-4): 65-84, 1987 (Ref)

Wong G L:  A move towards wholeness: the interpretation of the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner through the design of a Waldorf school. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1987. (Ref)

1988
Gessler L: Bildungserfolg im Spiegel von Bildungsbiographien. Begegnungen mit Schülerinnen und Schülern der Hiberniaschule Wanne-Eickel (Educational Success Reflected in Educational Biographies: Encounters with Female and Male Pupils of the Hibernia School at Wanne-Eickel) Frankfurt am Main/Berne/New York/Paris: Peter Lang 1988.

Ogletree E J, Ujlaki V: School Readiness and Rudolf Steiner's Theory of Learning. Education Resources Information Center, 1988. (Summary)

Reinsmith W A: The Whole in Every Part: Steiner and Waldorf Schooling. Educational Forum, 54(1): 79-91, Fall 1989. (Summary)

1990
Hutchingson J M: A study of the relationship between years in the integrative, creative, and artistic Waldorf education and self-actualization. Dissertation, Wayne State University, 1990. (Ref)

Katz S H: Through the eyes of our future: an educational ethnography of a Waldorf school. Dissertation, California Institute of Integral Studies, 1990. (Ref)

Newton S D: An elementary and high school complex for Lexington, MA--an exploration in designing for the Waldorf curriculum. Dissertation, MIT Department of Architecture, 1990. (Ref)

1991
Barnes H: Learning That Grows with the Learner: An Introduction to Waldorf Education. Educational Leadership, 49(2): 52-54, Oct 1991. (Summary)

Coulter D J: Montessori and Steiner: A Pattern of Reverse Symmetries. Holistic Education Review. 4(2): 30-32, Summer, 1991.

Grund- und Strukturdaten 1991/92 (Basic Facts and Figures for 1991/1992) Bundesministerium für Bildung und Wissenschaft (The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research),  1991, p. 84.

Henry M E: The Symbolic Order of School: Waldorf and College Prep. Education Resources Information Center, 1991. (Summary)

Mollet D: How the Waldorf Approach Changed a Difficult Class. Educational Leadership, 49(2): 55-56, Oct 1991. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Creativity and Waldorf Education: A Study. Education Resources Information Center, 1991. (Summary)

Uhrmacher P B: Waldorf schools marching quietly unheard. Dissertation, School of Education, Stanford University, 1991. (Ref)

1992
Almon J: Educating for Creative Thinking: The Waldorf Approach. Re-Vision, 15, 1992. (Abstract)

Carroll W M: An inquiry into the nature of Waldorf School teachers: gaining perspectives through teacher lore. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1992. (Ref)

Edmunds F: Renewing Education: Selected Writings on Steiner Education. Hudson, NY: Anthroposophic Press, 1992, 129 pp. (Summary)

Henry M E: School Rituals as Educational Contexts: Symbolizing the World, Others, and Self in Waldorf and College Prep Schools. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 5(4): 295-309, Oct-Nov 1992. (Summary)

Howard J: Literacy learning in a Waldorf school a belief in the sense of structure and story. Dissertation, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1992. (Ref)

Lozoraitis J: An exploration of Waldorf education principles in a public school bilingual program for gifted students. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1992. (Ref)

Ogletree E J, Schmidt L J: Faculty Involvement in Administration of Schools. Illinois Schools Journal, 71(2): 40-46, 1992. (Summary)

Schwartz E: Holistic Assessment in the Waldorf School. Holistic Education Review, 5(4): 31-37, 1992.

Thuesen M: Hvor går de hen, når de går ud? En undersoegelse udfört i de 9 förste årgange udgået fra 12. klasse på Rudolf Steiner Skolen i Odense. (Investion of Former Grade Twelve Students. What do the Students do after Class 12? Investigation on the First Nine Classes that left Grade Twelve of the Rudolf Steiner School in Odense, Denmark. June 1991.) Published 1992 by the Rudolf Steiner Skolen in Odense, Denmark.

1993
Evans A-L E: Holism and art in the Waldorf School: implications for public education. Dissertation, 
Pacific University, 1993. (Ref)

Hallsten O: Matematikundervisningen i fristående skolor. Skolverket 1993. (The Teaching of Mathematics in Independent Schools. The National Agency for Education, Sweden, 1993.)

Harrington S: Waldorf Education: An Innovative Tradition. Momentum, 24(1): 17-21, Feb-Mar 1993. (Summary)

Henry M: School Cultures: Universes of Meaning in Private Schools Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing 1993, 253 pp. (Review)

Hutchingson R, Hutchingson J: Waldorf Education as a Program for Gifted Students. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 16(4): 400-419, 1993. (Summary)

Uhrmacher P B: Coming to Know the World through Waldorf Education. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(1): 87-104, Fall 1993. (Summary)

Uhrmacher P B: Making Contact: An Exploration of Focused Attention between Teacher and Students.
Curriculum Inquiry, 23(4): 433-444, Winter 1993. (Abstract)

1994
Arvas F, Öhman H: Kristofferskolan - en utvärdering från tidigare elever. Augusti-December 1994, Stockholm. (The Kristoffer School, an Evaluation by Former Pupils. Aug-Dec 1994, Stockholm.) Vascaia AB, Nacka, Sweden.

Calles V: An analysis of the Waldorf school system. Dissertation, Eckerd College, St Petersburg, 1994. (Ref)

Estrada R L: Integrating aspects of Waldorf Education into my public school classroom. Dissertation, 
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, 1994. (Ref)

Frazier C H: Leaving the garden: a naturalistic study of four students' transitions from Waldorf School to public middle school. Dissertation, University of Virginia, 1994. (Ref)

Hellmich A, Teigeler P (eds): Montessori-, Freinet-, Waldorfpädagogik. Konzeption und aktuelle Praxis (Montessori-, Freinet-, and Waldorf education. Conception and present practice.) Weinheim, Basel: Belz (2nd ed) 1994.

Junemann M, Weitmann F: Drawing and Painting in Rudolf Steiner Schools. Education Resources Information Center, 1994. (Summary)

Ullrich H: RUDOLF STEINER (1861-1925). Prospects: the quarterly review of comparative education (Paris, UNESCO: International Bureau of Education) XXIV(3/4): 555-572, 1994.

Wilson L O: Every Child, Whole Child: Classroom Activities for Unleashing Natural Abilities. Tucson, AZ: Zephyr Press, 1994, 190 pp. (Summary)

1995
Blunt R: Waldorf education: theory and practice - a background to the educational thought of Rudolf Steiner. Cape Town: Novalis Press. Masters thesis, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1995, 239 pp.

Hallsten O: Undervisningen i Waldorfskolor, huvudrapport 1995-10-16. Skolverket. (Education in Waldorf schools. Main report 1995-10-16. The National Agency for Education, Sweden.)

Hallsten O: Undervisningen i Waldorfskolor, sammanfattande version 1995-08-31. Skolverket (Education in Waldorf schools. Summarizing Version 1995-08-31. The National Agency for Education, Sweden).

Stott M: Foreign Language Teaching in Rudolf Steiner Schools: Guidelines for Class-Teachers and Language Teachers. Stroud, UK: Hawthorn Press, 1995, 146 pp. (Summary)

Uhrmacher P B: Uncommon schooling: a historical look at Rudolf Steiner, anthroposophy, and Waldorf education. Curriculum Inquiry, 25, 381-406, 1995. (Abstract)

1996
Byers P, Dillard C, Easton F, Henry M, McDermott R, Oberman I, Uhrmacher P B: Waldorf Education in an Inner-City Public School: The Urban Waldorf School of Milwaukee. Spring Valley, NY: Parker Courtney Press, 1996.

Masters B: An Appraisal of Steinerian Theory and Waldorf Praxis: How do they compare? Dissertation, Roehampton Institute, 1996. (Ref)

McDermott R, Byers P, Dillard C, Easton F, Henry M, Uhrmacher P B: Waldorf education in an inner-city public school. Urban Review, 28(2): 119-140, 1996. (Summary)

McDermott R: Racism and Waldorf Education. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 1(2): June 1996. (Commentary)

McIntosh P: Steiner Education. Connections - Glasgow, 28: 23-24, 1996. (Ref)

Nobel A: Educating through art: the Steiner school approach. Edinburgh: Floris Books, 1996, 308 pp.

Ogletree E J: The Comparative Status of the Creative Thinking Ability of Waldorf Education Students: A Survey. University of Chicago, Illinois, Sept 1996. (Summary)

Rivers I, Soutter A: Bullying and Steiner School Ethos - A Case Study Analysis of a Group-Centered Educational Philosophy. School Psychology International. 17(4): 359-377, Nov 1996. (Abstract)

Sloan D: Reflections on the Evolution of Consciousness:
Inspired by Ray McDermott’s “Racism and Waldorf Education”. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 1(2): June 1996.

Wood P R: Beyond survival: a case study of the Milwaukee Urban Waldorf School. Dissertation, University of San Francisco, 1996. (Ref)

1997
Almon J: Violence and the Electronic Media: Their Impact on Children. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 2(1): Jan 1997.

Armon J: Teachers as moral educators a study of caring in Waldorf and public school classrooms. Dissertation, University of Denver, 1997. (Ref)

Armon J: The Waldorf Curriculum as a Framework for Moral Education: One dimension of a fourfold system. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, 1997. (Summary)

Chirico, D M: Building on Shifting Sand: The Impact of Computer Use on Neural and Cognitive Development. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 2(1): Jan 1997.

Davis S: Public-private parterships in American education: the Oak Ridge Waldorf Methods Magnet School. Dissertation, 1997. (Ref)

Easton F: Educating the Whole Child, "Head, Heart, and Hands": Learning from the Waldorf Experience. Theory into Practice, 36(2): 87-94, Spring 1997. (Abstract)

Esterl D: Welche Abschlüsse gibt es an Waldorfschulen? (Which qualifications can pupils obtain in Waldorf Schools?) Stuttgart, 1997.

Glöckler M: A New Educational Paradigm: Identity of Vital Functions and Thinking Activity. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 2(2): June 1997.

Golden J: Narrative - The use of story in Waldorf education. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, 1997.

Masters B: A Case of Motion Towards: What Is the Place of Movement in Steinerian Education Theory? Early Child Development and Care, 138: 21-28, Nov 1997. (Summary)

Miller R: "Partial Vision" in Alternative Education. SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, 14(3): 27-33, Summer 1997. (Summary)

Navascues M: Waldorf Schools: Seventy-Six Years of Early Language Learning. Learning Languages, 2(2): 34-39,42, Winter 1997. (Summary)

Oberman I: The mystery of Waldorf: A turn-of-the- century German experiment on today’s American soil. Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, 1997. (Abstract)

Oberman I: Waldorf History: Case Study of Institutional Memory. Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, 1997. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Eurythmy in the Waldorf Schools. Education Resources Information Center, 1997. (Summary)

Ogletree E J: Waldorf Education: Theory of Child Development and Teaching Methods. University of Chicago, December 1997. (Summary)

Schmitt-Stegmann A: Child Development and Curriculum in Waldorf education. Elementary and Childhood Education (PS026174). (Abstract)

Sturbaum M B: Transformational possibilities of schooling: a study of Waldorf education. Dissertation, Indiana University, 1997. (Ref)

Uhrmacher P B: Evaluating Change: Strategies for Borrowing from Alternative Education. Theory into Practice, 36(2): 71-78, Spring 1997. (Summary)

Woods G, O’Neill M, Woods P A: Spiritual Values in Education: Lessons from Steiner? International Journal of Children’s Spirituality, 2(2): 25-40, 1997. (Ref)

1998
Almon J: Endangered Childhood. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 3(2): June 1998.

Busch N: The therapeutic kindergarten: a qualitative investigation of Waldorf education and the inclusion of young children with special needs. Dissertation, University of Kansas, 1998. (Ref)

Buzzell K: The Children of Cyclops: The Influence of Television Viewing on the Developing Brain. Fair Oaks, CA: AWSNA Publications, 1998, 129 pp.

Hamilton C: Wolakota Waldorf School. Winds of Change, 13(1): 40-42, Winter 1998. (Summary)

Jarman R: Teaching Mathematics in Rudolf Steiner Schools for Classes I-VIII: How To Become Imaginative and Holistic. Stroud, UK: Hawthorn Press, 1998, 297 pp. (Summary)

Karnow G F: Child Development and the Coworking of Doctor and Teacher: A Waldorf School Doctor's Perspective. Education Resources Information Center, 1998. (Summary)

Marshak D: The Common Vision: Parenting and Educating for Wholeness. (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education, Volume 48). New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1998, 246 pp. (Summary)

Ogletree, E J: International Survey of the Status of Waldorf Schools. Education Resources Information Center, 1998. (Summary

O'Shiel P, O'Flynn S: Education as an Art: An Appraisal of Waldorf Education. Irish Educational Studies, 17: 337-352, 1998. (Ref)

Willmann C: Waldorfpädagogik. Theologische und religionspädagogische Befunde (Waldorf Education. Theological and Religious Educational Findings.) Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau Verlag 1998.

1999
Alm J S, Swartz J, Lilja G, Scheynius A, Pershagen G: Atopy In Children Of Families With An Anthroposophic Lifestyle. Lancet, 353 (9163): 1485-8, May 1999. (Abstract)

Mazzone A: Waldorf teacher education: the implications for teacher education of Rudolf Steiner’s educational philosophy and its practice in Waldorf schools. Dissertation, Adelaide University, 1999 (Abstract and thesis online)

Nichols G W, Nichols J D: Looping: The Impact on Parental Attitudes in the Educational Environment. International Journal of Educational Reform, 8(3): 274-79, July 1999. (Summary)

Oberman I: Fidelity and flexibility in Waldorf education, 1919-1998. Dissertation, Stanford University, 1999.

Okumoto Y:  An alternative possibility of identity development: a discussion of Rudolf Steiner and Waldorf Education. Dissertation, McGill University, 1999. (Ref)

Prescott J O: A Day in the Life of the Rudolf Steiner School. Instructor, 109(4): 21-25, Nov-Dec 1999. (Summary)

2000
Black S: Together Again: The Practice of Looping Keeps Students with the Same Teachers. American School Board Journal, 187(6): 40-43, June 2000. (Summary)

Cox M V, Rolands A: The Effect of Three Different Educational Approaches on Children’s Drawing Ability: Steiner, Montessori and Traditional. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 70: 485-503, 2000. (Abstract)

Goral M: A Connective Pedagogy. Paths of Learning: Options for Families and Communities, 6: 54-60, Autumn 2000. (Summary)

Götte W M: Erfahrungen mit Schulautonomie - Das Beispiel der Freien Waldorfschulen. (Experiences of School Independence - The Example of Independent Waldorf Schools.) Pedagogical dissertation, University of Bielefeld, 2000.

Lopata P: Don't Miss a Beat: Why Rhythm Is Used in Waldorf Education. Paths of Learning: Options for Families and Communities, 4: 44-53, Spring 2000. (Summary)

Masters B: City of Toy Falls to Plastic Horse--At What Level Can the Steiner Approach to Education Contribute to the Current Debate on the Early Years? Early Child Development and Care, 161: 1-13, Apr 2000. (Summary)

Nicholson D W: Layers of Experience: forms of representation in a Waldorf school classroom. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(4): 575-587, 2000. (Abstract)

Ogletree E J: Creative Thinking Development of Waldorf School Students: A Study. Trans intelligence magazine, 7: 2000.

Rawson M, Richter T: The Educational Tasks and Content of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum. Forest Row, Sussex: Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship, 2000.

Schwartz E: Waldorf Education: Schools for the Twenty-First Century. Xlibris, 2000, 124 pp.

Weary B F:  Perceptions of looping addressing the academic and social needs of children: Waldorf education and public schools. Dissertation, Temple University, 2000. (Ref)

Wilson F R: The Real Meaning Of Hands-On Education. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 5(1): Jan 2000.

2001
Alm J S: Atopy in children: Association to Life Style. Doctoral Thesis, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2001. (Abstract)

House R: Stress and the Waldorf Teacher: Towards Pre-emption through Understanding. Steiner Education, 35(2): 36-41, 2001.

Kiersch J: Where is the Waldorf School Movement Going? Rudolf Steiner's pedagogy between adaptation and progress. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 6(1): Jan 2001.

Noakes S: Educating for Health - A Core Aim of Steiner Education. Connections - Glasgow, 39: 35-36, 2001. (Ref)

Oldfield L: Free to learn: introducing Steiner Waldorf early childhood education. Stroud, UK: Hawthorn Press, 2001, 256 pp.

Poplawski T: Taming the Media Monster. Renewal Magazine, 10(1): Spring/Summer 2001.

Prager D R: Three teachers in a Waldorf-inspired public elementary school: a case study of an effective urban learning environment. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2001. (Ref)

Sassin F: On the Journey...To Becoming a Charter School. Paths of Learning: Options for Families and Communities, 7: 28-35, Winter 2001. (Summary)

Selander S: Waldorfpedagogiken i det senmoderna samhället. En kritisk studie. January 2001. (Waldorf Education in the Late Modern Society. A Critical Study. January 2001.) 

Schieffer J, Busse R T: Low SES Minority Fourth-Graders' Achievement. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 6(1): Jan 2001.

Trostli R: Main Lesson Block Teaching in the Waldorf School. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 6(1): Jan 2001.

Ward G: Education for the Human Journey: personal narrative in the primary classroom. Australian Association for Research in Education International Conference, Freemantle, 2-6 December 2001.

2002
Edwards C P: Three Approaches from Europe: Waldorf, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia. Early Childhood Research and Practice, 4(1): Spring 2002.

Gilbert H: Phases and Transitions in Waldorf Education. Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 7(1): Jan 2002.

Petrash J: Understanding Waldorf education: teaching from the inside out. Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House, 2002, 192 pp.

2003
Coulter D J: Montessori and Steiner: A Pattern of Reverse Symmetries. Montessori Life, 15(1): 24, Winter 2003. (Summary)

2003-2005
Dahlin B (publications), Andersson C, Langmann E: Waldorfelever i högre utbildning - en uppföljningsstudie. Projektet Waldorfskolor i Sverige. Karlstads universitet, Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap (Waldorf pupils in higher education - a follow up study [6 parts].  Summaries of partial reports 1-4 [0.1 MB]. Project: Waldorf schools in Sweden. Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad). 

Dahlin B, Andersson C, Langmann E. (2003). Introduktion. En undersökning av hur stor del av waldorfeleverna som går vidare till högre utbildning och hur de lyckas med sina studier. [1.0 MB] (Rapport 2003:1) Karlstad: Institutionen för Utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. (Waldorf pupils in higher education. [Report 2003:1] Karlstad: Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad. Summary, see above)

Dahlin B, Andersson C, Langmann E. (2004). Waldorfskolorna och segregationsfrågan. En undersökning av waldorfföräldrars sociala och kulturella homogenitet. [0.3 MB] (Rapport 2004:1) Karlstad: Institutionen för Utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. (Waldorf schools and the segregation question. [Report 2004:1] Karlstad: Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad. Summary, see above)

Dahlin B, Langmann E, Andersson C. (2004). Waldorfskolor och medborgerligt moralisk kompetens. En jämförelse mellan Waldorfelever och elever i den kommunala skolan. [3.8 MB] (Rapport 2004:2). Karlstad: Institutionen för Utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. (Waldorf schools and civic moral competency. A comparison of Waldorf pupils with pupils in public schools. [Report 2004:2] Karlstad: Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad. Summary, see above)

Dahlin B, Langmann E, Andersson C. (2005). Kunskaper i Svenska, Engelska och Matematik samt attityder till undervisningen. En jämförelse mellan Waldorfelever och elever i den kommunala skolan. [0.5 MB] (Arbetsrapport 2005:1) Karlstad: Institutionen för Utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. (Knowledge of Swedish, English and Mathematics, and attitudes to the teaching. [Report 2005:1] Karlstad: Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad. Summary, see above)

Langmann E, Andersson C, Dahlin B. (2005) I mötet mellan två pedagogiska kulturer. Waldorflärarutbildares, utbildningssamordnares och studerandes uppfattningar om utbildningen Lärarexamen med waldorfprofil. [0.5 MB] (Arbetsrapport 2005:2) Karlstad: Institutionen för Utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. (The meeting between two pedagogical cultures. The views of the educators of Waldorf teachers, coordinators of the education, and the Waldorf teacher students. Teachers' exam with a Waldorf profile). [Report 2005:2] Karlstad: Institution for educational science, University of Karlstad.

Liljeroth I, Naeser M, Dahlin B. (2006). Waldorfpedagogiken och elever med inlärningssvårigheter och funktionshinder. Synsätt – bemötande – arbetssätt. [0.4 MB] (Arbetsrapport September 2006). Karlstad: Estetiskt-filosofiska fakulteten. Avdelningen för organisation, utbildning och samhälle, Karlstads universitet. (Waldorf education and pupils with learning disabilities and functional problems. Views - Reception - Ways of working.)  [Report September 2006] Karlstad: Estethic-Philosophical Faculty, Department for Organisation, Education, and Society, University of Karlstad.

Jelinek D, Sun L-L: Does Waldorf Offer a Viable Form of Science Education? Research Monograph, Waldorf Science Education Research Monograph, 2003. (Commentary)

Marshak D: The Common Vision: Parenting and Educating for Wholeness. Montessori Life, 15(1): 21-23, 25, Winter 2003. (Summary)

Milne J: But, When Do They Do Their Lessons? The 'Outdoor Classroom' at the South Devon Steiner School. Horizons-Penrith, 24: 12-17, 2003. (Ref)

Stehlik T: Parenting as a Vocation: Lifelong learning can begin in the home. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 22(4): 367-379, 2003. (Abstract)

Stehlik T: Each Parent Carries the Flame: Waldorf schools as sites for promoting lifelong learning, creating community and educating for social renewal.
Flaxton, Queensland: Postpressed, 2003.

Williams C L: A comparison of Waldorf education and developmentally appropriate practice. Dissertation, Penn State, 2003. (Ref)

2004
Bair K: Reverence towards the natural world: establishing and integrating a school gardening program in a Waldorf setting. Dissertation, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, 2004. (Ref)

Breaux E: The art of teaching third grade math in a Waldorf school. Dissertation, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, 2004. (Ref)

Lim B: Aesthetic Discourses in Early Childhood Settings: Dewey, Steiner, and Vygotsky. Early Child Development and Care, 174(5): 473-486, Jan 2004. (Abstract)

Majorek M, Tuchelmann T, Heusser P: Therapeutic Eurythmy-movement therapy for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a pilot study. Complementary therapies in nursing and midwifery, 10(1): 46-53, Feb 2004. (Abstract)

McGill J: Reflecting on the Pace of Schooling. Reflecting on ... Series, Toronto Waldorf School, Nov 2004.

Nielsen TW: Rudolf Steiner's Pedagogy Of Imagination: A Case Study Of Holistic Education. Bern: Peter Lang Publishing, 2004, 268 pp.

Prendergast B: Educating the feeling life through painting: a public Waldorf school experience. Dissertation, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, 2004. (Ref)

Rader A M: Treasures of thought: developing informational materials that feature stories as teaching tools in the early grades of the Waldorf school. Dissertation, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, 2004. (Ref)

2005
Adams D: Organic Functionalism: An Important Principle of the Visual Arts in Waldorf School Crafts and Architecture. Research Bulletin, January, 2005 Volume 10, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

Baldwin F, Gerwin D, Mitchell D: Research on Waldorf Graduates in North America, Phase I. [1.2 MB] The Research Institute for Waldorf Education. April 2005.

Mozzini A S: Learning for life: the social and academic outcomes of a Waldorf education. Dissertation, Humboldt State University, 2005. (Ref)

Mulica T A: An architecture of resistance: an urban Waldorf High School. Dissertation, University of Washington, 2005. (Ref)

Sagarin S K: The Seer and the Scientist (Steiner and Piaget). Research Bulletin, The Research Institute for Waldorf Education, 11(1): Autumn 2005.

Schram D, Doekes G, et al:  Bacterial and fungal components in house dust of farm children, Rudolf Steiner school children and reference children. Allergy, 60(5): 611-618, May 2005. (Abstract)

Wessling A B: A case study of the life history of a Waldorf school through the lens of parental participation. Dissertation, University of Missouri St. Louis, College of Education, 2005. (Ref)

Woods P, Ashley M, Woods G: Steiner Schools in England. Department for Education and Skills and University of the West of England, Research Report RR645, June 2005. (Summary)

2006
Flöistrup H, Swartz J, et al: Allergic disease and sensitization in Steiner school children. Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 117(1): 59-66, 2006. (Abstract)

Nielsen TW: Towards a pedagogy of imagination: a phenomenological case study of holistic education. Ethnography and Education, 1(2): 247-264, June 2006. (Abstract)
 

PLANNED AND ONGOING STUDIES

1998
Smith P: Essentials of Waldorf Education Study. Research Bulletin, January, 1998 Volume 3, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

1999
Edwards, A: Digitalsymbiosis Research Project aims to explore the role and impact of applied digital technology within Waldorf education.

Payne K, Zajonc A, Hadley M: The Waldorf Approach to Attention Related Disorders. Research Bulletin, June, 1999 Volume 4, Number 2. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

Smith P: Can Waldorf Education Be Practiced in Public Schools? Learning Through Dialogue. Research Bulletin, January, 1999 Volume 4, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

2000
Anderson B: LEAP Project:Waldorf Learning Expectations and Assessment Project. Research Bulletin, January, 2000 Volume 5, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

2001
Jelenic D, Barbier P-Y, Sun L-L: Waldorf Science Education: An Investigation of Curriculum & Practice. Research Bulletin, June, 2001 Volume 6, Number 2. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

2002
Gerwin D: Waldorf High School Research Project: Who is the Teenager Today? Research Bulletin, January, 2002 Volume 7, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

Payne K J, River-Bento B, Skillings A: Initial report of the Waldorf ADHD Research Project. Research Bulletin, January, 2002 Volume 7, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.
 

STUDIES RELATED TO ISSUES IN WALDORF EDUCATION

1997
Chirico D: Impact of Computer Use on Neural and Cognitive Development. Research Bulletin, January, 1997 Volume 2, Number 1. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

Schad W: Organology and Physiology of Learning. Research Bulletin, June, 1997 Volume 2, Number 2. The Research Institute for Waldorf Education.

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