Entries tagged with “Education”
Back-to-school time is usually a happy stress. This year, the pandemic and school closures have us all feeling extra anxious and stressed in a not-so-happy way. Try these affirmations for returning to school during a pandemic.
Are students energized by my lessons or thinking of something else?
Bullied children go on to have greater risk of substance abuse a few years later.
Sometimes what helps kids most is a goal and a paycheck.
He Named Me MalalaDirected by Davis GuggenheimFox Searchlight PicturesThe terrifying plight of Malala Yousafzai, the teenaged Pakistani girl shot in the face by the Taliban in 2012…
For years now I have been telling audiences about my alternative to higher education. I call it lower education. You come to my school and on the first day we give you a Ph.D. You …
With interest in spirituality surging, the need for qualified meditation teachers has grown. Is meditation teacher training right for you?
With the state of the American education system in crisis and the testing levels of kids in traditional public schools on the decline, the future of our children seems uncertain. O…
“For children to be well-rounded humans they need education of the heart as well as the mind.”
Reader question: My kids are in a public elementary school that teaches them about religion. I’m concerned about this. What if anything should public schools teach our children abo…
(It does them a huge disservice)
When I was in graduate school, I was fascinated by a play by Eugene Ionesco called The -Lesson. In it a young woman studies for the total doctorate, but she has a problem. She can …
Every spiritual tradition has warned us that money, power, and prestige provide only transient satisfaction and the temporary elation they provide invariably fades, leaving us once again discontent and in hot pursuit of the next deluded hope for enduring fulfillment. If spiritual sources are not convincing enough, scientific studies on happiness now confirm this perennial wisdom.
Sing the fight song of Community School 55, the happily growing Green Bronx Machine.
A Year, a Mountain, and Five Young Women
Field notes on the making of a hero
Yet its values may save Kenya.
Q: I’m thinking about going back to school. Biz school, law school, grad school? I’m not sure which. All I know is that I can’t spend the next 20 years doing what I’m doing, and I …
Teachers offer their input in the question between saving for early education or college.
In my spiritual life, study is perhaps my most important practice.