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Diwali is Coming! (November 14th)

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The Mayflower Barn: A Reading Passage...

 
 
What Became of the Mayflower?

Ever wonder what...

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King Tut Day is November 4th. Celebrate...

 
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Teaching Students to Agree to Disagree

A recent political campaign ad went viral, in which two Utah gubernatorial candidates created a video together. “We can debate without degrading each other,” said one of the candidates.

The creative ad, at least in my eyes, was a refreshing change from the intensely volatile culture we have created around political issues and just about anything that we disagree. The gesture demonstrated that two individuals from opposing parties, with opposite ideologies, can intelligently debate...

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Halloween is a great time to discuss...

 

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Putting the Soul into Educational...

Educational supervision-that is, the field responsible for preparing teachers for the classroom—is way behind the curve when it comes to embracing contemplative, holistic approaches to instruction.

Ironically, teachers, students, and the schools where supervisors work, have embraced the contemplative movement. For example, the mindfulness revolution has entered schools at an impressive rate. Yoga-based programs are in at least 1,000 U.S. schools. A...

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Presidential Election 2020 FREEBIE

On November 3, 2020, Americans will vote in the election for the next  President of the United States.  Each state has a number of “electoral votes”, depending on the state’s representatives to...

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Halloween Interactive Notebook Activity

Halloween Fun Facts

1. Fear of the...

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Turning the Education System Inside-Out...

Ancient Tibetans created a rather unique culture of introspection and self-awareness.

At one point (about the fifteenth century), Tibet created an education system where its people could attend universities for free and devote their time to self-reflection, self-discovery, meditation, and the “inner” or science of the mind.

A critical mass of young people in the society felt part of something meaningful and were provided the guidance and time to develop their inner potential...

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It's Pumpkin Time! Interactive...

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