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15 Calming Affirmations for Parents as School Starts in a Pandemic

Back-to-school time is usually a happy stress. This year, the pandemic and school closures have us all feeling extra anxious and stressed in a not-so-happy way. Try these affirmations for returning to school during a pandemic.

A Teacher Creates His Toughest Test

Are students energized by my lessons or thinking of something else?

Another Reason to Stamp Out Bullying

Bullied children go on to have greater risk of substance abuse a few years later.

Creating Entrepreneurs of Learning

Sometimes what helps kids most is a goal and a paycheck.

Film Review: He Named Me Malala

He Named Me MalalaDirected by Davis GuggenheimFox Searchlight PicturesThe terrifying plight of Malala Yousafzai, the teenaged Pakistani girl shot in the face by the Taliban in 2012…

How to Empty Your Head

For years now I have been telling audiences about my alternative to higher education. I call it lower education. You come to my school and on the first day we give you a Ph.D. You …

Leaders of the New School: An Evolutionary Education

With the state of the American education system in crisis and the testing levels of kids in traditional public schools on the decline, the future of our children seems uncertain. O…

Nourishing the Hearts and Minds of Children

For children to be well-rounded humans they need education of the heart as well as the mind.

Should Public Schools Teach Religion to Kids?

Reader question: My kids are in a public elementary school that teaches them about religion. I’m concerned about this. What if anything should public schools teach our children abo…

Stop Praising Kids for Being Smart

(It does them a huge disservice)

Teaching What Matters

When I was in graduate school, I was fascinated by a play by Eugene Ionesco called The -Lesson. In it a young woman studies for the total doctorate, but she has a problem. She can …

The Bribery and Fraud Unmasks a Larger Spiritual Crisis

Every spiritual tradition has warned us that money, power, and prestige provide only transient satisfaction and the temporary elation they provide invariably fades, leaving us once again discontent and in hot pursuit of the next deluded hope for enduring fulfillment. If spiritual sources are not convincing enough, scientific studies on happiness now confirm this perennial wisdom.

The Commons: “Lettuce, Turnip, the Beet!”

Sing the fight song of Community School 55, the happily growing Green Bronx Machine.

The Commons: How to Spend a Gap Year

A Year, a Mountain, and Five Young Women

The Commons: Stepping into My Brother’s Shoes

Field notes on the making of a hero

The Heart of Money: Is Going Back to School the Best Way to Invest in Myself?

Q: I’m thinking about going back to school. Biz school, law school, grad school? I’m not sure which. All I know is that I can’t spend the next 20 years doing what I’m doing, and I …

The Heart of Money: Pay for Preschool or Save for College?

Teachers offer their input in the question between saving for early education or college.

The Spiritual Practice of Study

In my spiritual life, study is perhaps my most important practice.

We Are All Responsible for Shootings

When I was a school counselor, there was a girl in the sixth grade who was absent more than present. When she did make it to school, kids called her “Dead Girl” because of her mono…

What Schools Could Teach Us

Imagine what life would be like if we were educated using a curriculum that progressively revealed the interconnected nature of all things. If this were the case, I believe that wa…

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