Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Circle of Courage – Native American Model of Education | Creative by Nature

I recently redesigned a course to be based on the ancient “learning circle” or medicine wheel.  I am hoping my students and I are successful as I try to implement these philosophies onto our learning. “Anthropologists have long known that … Continue reading

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An Elementary School Has Kids Meditate Instead Of Punishing Them and the Results are Profound

I had an interesting comment made in my class today.  It revolved around being punitive rather than being educational.  I wonder why more schools do not head down this route. Instead of punishing them or sending them to the principal’s … Continue reading

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For Young Children, Homework May Be Pointless

It is about to be the start of a new academic year and some publications love to rehash discussions guaranteed to wind people up and sell magazines.  We need a real definition of homework other than the catch-all of “whatever … Continue reading

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