Pedagogy/Memory/Soul Faculties

We must realize that we should use the subject matter of our teaching primarily to capture the child’s powers of will, feeling, and thought; it is not so important to us that the children remember what they are told, but that they develop their soul faculties.

Source (German): Rudolf Steiner – GA 295 – ERZIEHUNGSKUNST – Seminarbesprechungen und Lehrplanvorträge – Stuttgart, August 23, 1919 (page 38-39)

Translation from the lecture cycle Discussions with Teachers published in America by Anthroposophical Press