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Reducing Our Speed
posted Nov 10, 2010
- Video: Why do we call life a journey and rush through it like it’s a race with a prize at the end?
My Kids Eat Snails
by Shannon Hayesposted Nov 04, 2010
- Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes: When standardized curricula fall short, food can teach the values I want my kids to learn.
Bring on the Learning Revolution!
posted Oct 15, 2010
- In a sequel to his talk on how schools kill creativity, Sir Ken Robinson urges society to create schools where kids’ natural talents are recognized and nurtured.
Stories That Light Up The Dark
by Sanjay Khannaposted Sep 17, 2010
- The experiences of our ancestors offer us wisdom for surviving today's crises.
DIY Education: How to Start a Freeskool
by Lily Gershonposted Sep 16, 2010
- Who defines what schools are or what they teach? Why not you?
On Facing Judgment
by Shannon Hayesposted Aug 17, 2010
- Live radically, and you’ll inevitably face the judgment of others. For Shannon Hayes, loving unconditionally is the antidote.
Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence?
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Jul 22, 2010
- The Secretary of Education isn't the only one who thinks so. Behind the growing movement for social and emotional learning.
The Wisdom of the Mulla
by Sheikh Jamal Rahmanposted Jul 16, 2010
- The well-loved trickster from Islamic folklore reminds us to trust, laugh, and be honest with ourselves.
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher
by David Jackson Cookposted Jun 29, 2010
- At the heart of new Peace Studies programs is the declaration that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards
by Berit Andersonposted Jun 25, 2010
- Ten years ago YES! Magazine reported on Cathrine Sneed and her Garden Project. Today there are 37 Earth Stewards and seven full-time Garden Project employees.
by Andrée Collier Zaleskaposted May 19, 2010
- As the price of college skyrockets, a new book looks to "edupunk" alternatives.
People We Love :: Carol Beckley
by Kim Eckartposted Apr 13, 2010
- Cultivating a rural community.
Freeing the Spirit of Change
by Rabbi Ted Falconposted Apr 09, 2010
- Ethical behavior and loving generosity are at the core of faith—so why is the world hurting? Rabbi Ted Falcon on why paying attention to our interconnection is the first step toward healing.
A $67 Billion Victory for Students
by David Bollierposted Apr 01, 2010
- The student loan program was socializing risks and privatizing profits. New legislation will let students skip the corporate middlemen.
Brett Dennen on the Healing Power of Music
by Madeline Ostranderposted Mar 11, 2010
- Though he’s climbed to the top ten of the indie music charts and won accolades from Rolling Stone, 30-year-old musician Brett Dennen says his most important work to date has been with children at The Mosaic Project, a small outdoor school in the Napa Hills of California.