Browsing All posts tagged under »Peace«

Music Medicine; Mindful Monday

July 6, 2020

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Work is a good stress reliever, but I also need moments of respite, the calm in the storm.

Awake At Snake Rock

June 2, 2020

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Present moment breathing, I’m listening and seeing.

World-Making Song

May 27, 2020

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Earth Diver! Show me how to be a world-maker.

Ask Where I’m A Local 

May 15, 2020

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History is real. Cultures are real,  but countries are invented.

Gardening: I Dig It, I Diggedy-Do

March 31, 2020

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A glance at the garden can cause a bouquet of questions to bloom, or trigger a giant list of jobs.

Ethics Explorations & Deep Conversations

January 24, 2020

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I am surprised. I could open up to you. I love your stories.

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

January 23, 2020

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Bri is a high school student with a head full of rhymes, a notebook full of songs, and a heart full of ambition. She is determined to make it as a rapper, and she’s doing all she can to catch that Big Break. I have never, in all my life, met a character who is […]

Helping Children Understand Emotions

January 2, 2020

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One of the most important things we can do for children is to teach them about the full range of human emotions--and how to respond to them mindfully, so that we can maintain self-control of our behavior and successfully navigate difficulties in relationships.

Armistice Day Reflection

November 12, 2019

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For me, “heroes” help make the world a better place. They educate, they heal, they protect the vulnerable, they stand against injustice and oppression, and most importantly, they live peacefully.

Seeing Whiteness In School

August 17, 2019

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For the past eight months, I’ve been working on a research project. As an anti-racist teacher, I wanted to learn first-hand about the school experiences of my students of color. To find out some answers to this question, I interviewed a few dozen former students of color on the question, “How would you say whiteness–whatever […]