PechaKucha Presentation

Student on a Farm

PRESENTED ON APR 12, 2013
IN AALEN @ VOL 13

Sarah Walter is a schoolgirl. She is 15 years old. Her school is named Freie Waldorfschule Aalen. During her presentation, she talks about the idea in her school that every student has to complete training in different jobs. She talks about her work-time on a farm. She details what her daily routine was like, her feelings about being farS away from home, and the benefit for her life. (in German)

Sarah Walter ist eine 15-jährige Schülerin an der Freien Waldorfschule Aalen. Sie berichtet in ihrer Präsentation über die an Waldorfschulen umgesetzte Idee verschiedene Berufspraktika in die Schulkarriere jedes Kindes einzuplanen. Dies erläutert sie am Beispiel ihres Landwirtschaftspraktikums, das sie auf einem Bio-Bauernhof absolviert hat. Sehr anschaulich und mit viel Power erzählt sie über ihre täglichen Aufgaben, ihre Gefühle und vor allem auch über ihren persönlichen Gewinn, den sie auf Grund dieses praktischen Schulabschnittes erfahren durfte. 

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