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Soul’s Light Throws No Shadows

Children offer lots of behavior. Depending upon our culture and our personality, some of this behavior gets labeled ‘bad’ and some of it gets praised. But when we step out of our unconscious reaction to whatever the child just did … Continue reading

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The Conscious Teacher’s Toolbox: Light

Stepping into a conscious awareness of what is happening in your classroom, and of how your choices impact your comfort and the comfort of your students, makes you a more effective teacher. One tool that you might want to consider … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Bully

I met with a young bully yesterday, a child too young to know such anger or to carry such pain–except that she wasn’t. This young girl showed me her heart, and it was cracked in two. One side held all … Continue reading

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The Garden of Teaching

Like a gardener, Teachers can Choose a sunlit spot, Feed the earth, Be rain, Rejoice in the dance Of humming bees And birds, and Photograph the flowers.

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The Unteacher: Exploring a New Calling for Teachers

I teach. That is the work that I do, just enough days a week to pay the bills and to free me for what I truly love to do, which is to write. I used to love teaching. Honestly, I … Continue reading

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What If The Child Gets To Choose?

“Hi. My name is Alix. I work to children.” That sounds odd, doesn’t it?  We wouldn’t say it that way. Instead, we might say, “I work with children.” But do I, really, work with them?

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The Conscious Classroom is Moving

It has become clear to me that The Conscious Classroom needs to shift. For now, what is right is to integrate it into Tapping The Well Within at http://www.tappingthewellwithin.com After all, true creativity comes from the well of our divinity, whether … Continue reading

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Like A River Through Me

Like a River through Me Certainty runs like a river through me, I know my students can learn. They are hungry trout rising in ready waters They are feeding on my belief in them.   I work with the left-behinds. … Continue reading

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