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
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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
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
Why is it that we are all fluent in the language of shame? More fluent, sometimes, than we are in the language of love. But love is our birthright and shame is not. I often hear my students being slammed … Continue reading
Please click the link below to download your free copy of the first chapter of The Gift: How My Horse Taught Me to Teach the Toughest Children. After you read it, consider coming back to leave a comment. I look forward … Continue reading
Come with me, if you choose, into two classroom spaces. Classroom No. 1 I walked through the door of the classroom to collect my group of reading students. The six nine-year-olds were scattered around the room, busily working in pairs and groups and … Continue reading
It’s New Year’s Day, 2011. Happy New Year, everyone! As I sit here meditating, I am setting forth intentions for the year ahead. Among your New Year’s Resolutions, is there one that says, “My classroom will be a place where … Continue reading
Here you will find many resources for creating a light-filled learning space where everyone succeeds. Check out Tools for your conscious teacher’s toolbox Thoughtful posts about teaching from a place of effortless love and success A place to ask questions … Continue reading
I feel as if I walk in two worlds. The first is the world of my day job, as a teacher in a large public school system. In that world, there is such as thing as No Child Left Behind … Continue reading