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Release: A Mantra Meditation for Teachers and Parents

As parents and teachers, we so often doubt our own wisdom. Yet who better than us to know what to do to support our children and teach in our classroom?   Release the old voices in your head, The ones … Continue reading

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Music & The Learning Bubble

One of my goals as a teacher is to help students discover their individual learning styles and talents. Over the years, I’ve found that music is a powerful tool in promoting individual learning and unlocking creative potential. As public school … Continue reading

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Teach From Your Whole Self

How many of us bring our whole selves into our classrooms?  Or rather, how much of ourselves do we park outside our classroom door? What parts of our lives are inappropriate to share with our students?  Which parts, while personal, … Continue reading

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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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Feet, Fidgets, and Flyaway Energy

I started a new group yesterday.  I met with eight ten-year old girls at their recess time to share with them some tools for hearing and honoring their own spirits. We began with a meditation, all of two minutes long, … 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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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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Meditation: Your Perfect Child

The following meditation is written for any parent or teacher of a supposedly problematic child. Feel the certainty of this meditation every day that you live or work with your special child, and see how it shifts your experiences as … Continue reading

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