Happiness

Santa Fe Tells Its Stories
by Heather Purser
The Academy for the Love of Learning created El Otro Lado (“the other side” in Spanish), a citywide public art project that encourages people to learn about one another.
Parents Learn to Listen
by Sean Rose
The Morningside Center offers workshops in more than 60 New York City schools to equip parents to understand their children’s emotions.
Udaipur Hands Down Skills
by Lynsi Burton
Shikshantar believes anyone can be a teacher and when people collaborate, they can develop a “culture of learning.”
Seniors Find More to Learn
by Sean Rose
Retirement doesn’t have to be merely time off; it can be a time to gain new skills or find rewarding ways to give back to your community.
Parker Palmer: Know Yourself, Change Your World
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with Parker J. Palmer
Volunteers Teach Healing Arts
by Louise Dunlap
Inspired by Paulo Freire’s work in the 1960s, Capacitar International teaches practices such as tai chi, acupressure and mindfulness, to volunteers. They then teach those skills in traumatized communities in places like Guatemala, Israel, Palestine, Rwanda, and Ireland.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
Roadtrip Nation Takes the Route Less Traveled
by Madeline Ostrander
Roadtrip Nation, a personal journey turned film, then TV series, and now a youth movement, sends groups of young people out on the road every year to find out how people choose careers they’re passionate about.
No Vacation Nation
by John de Graaf
Along with paid vacation, we're missing out on happiness, better health, and a more sustainable society.
Higher Education
by John Taylor Gatto
12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in a Classroom
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.
Discussion Guide: Learn as You Go
Article summaries and questions to spark your discussion around the YES! Education issue.
Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb
by Melia Dicker
Here are five types of online resources to educate you from the comfort of your couch.
How Do You "Know"?
by Ellie Drago-Severson
Understand better how each of us develops, depending on our way of knowing. Are you rule-based or reflective, other-focused or interconnecting?
Quote :: Mark Twain
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