What is a conscious classroom?
Conscious classrooms are full of joy, and laughter, and unbridled imagination.
Conscious teachers honor themselves, and respect their students.
Teaching and learning are effortless.
Tapping the Well Within
Category Archives: Teaching Children
Each child is god Come down to walk among us, Embodiment of Eternity and love. Each child is god Each holds The wisdom necessary To shift the earth. Each carries light— Her own light And the light of all. All … Continue reading
Let me introduce you to Pat Cegan, another conscious teacher. Follow the link back to her blog to read one of her stories about serving very special children. http://patcegan.wordpress.com/in-my-lifetime-8/
How to teach without stress Is teaching a hard job? Does it require effort, long hours, struggles to balance the needs of the classroom with those of personal life? It has been so, but the planet is shifting, and … Continue reading
Those dusty binders on my classroom shelf: my curriculum guides. To guide: defined as indications of the way to go. In other words, street signs and traffic lights, docents, the voice of your gps. Think: walking tours of the old … Continue reading
Schools are transitioning. Like fossil fuels, the old ways no longer fit. Teachers across the world stand in the four walls of their classroom and know the power they hold. Old ways feel cramped. The winds of change blow all … Continue reading
From a Reading Specialist to Her Teachers Pledge for A New School Year I pledge: To serve you, But not enable you. To talk to you, But not about you. To teach you, And to be open to … Continue reading
It’s August: time for crickets, goldenrod, and golden school buses. Schools are starting all over the country: last week, next week, two weeks from now. As I prepare for my new year, I have some old questions. I wonder: How … Continue reading
Are you a teacher who refuses to be limited by a school culture that defines children in terms of what they cannot do? Would you rather love your students than judge them? Do you seek to make your classroom a … Continue reading
Part 1: Minding Everybody Else’s Business Kids do this all the time. Adults do, too. It’s just more obvious when children do it, because they do it physically, and adults do it mentally and verbally. What am I talking about? … Continue reading