Monthly Archives: July 2018

Daring Greatly: A Principal Reflects on Risk Taking Teachers

By MARK SONNEMANN Don’t Look Down! Before I begin here, I want to be honest about a few things. The first is that as a white male, my understanding and experience of risk in society is much different than that of … Continue reading

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How Libraries Can Connect Children and Adults to Nature, and Build Support for Libraries

By RICHARD LOUV Can libraries connect children to nature? You bet. “Today, via a library’s outdoor learning space, librarians are participating in the growing movement to connect children with the environment,” write Tracy Delgado-LaStella and Sandra Feinberg in this month’s … Continue reading

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Why Your “Soft Skills” Matter in Building a Culture of Success

Communication & Collaboration in a “Digital Mindset” By ERIK P.M VERMEULEN I am in Almaty in Kazakhstan. The mission? To help a company build an open and transparent culture appropriate for a digital age. The problem? To ensure that company values, … Continue reading

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What Is The Purpose of Education?

By MARK SONNEMAN Graham Brown-Martin gives us an answer to this question in his Tedx talk “Learning (Re)Imagined” . Here is his response: The purpose of education is to equip our children with the skills to reimagine society to meet the … Continue reading

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Teaching for Empathy, An Opportunity for Schools

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY for School Teams #TeachingforEmpathy Engage your students with their Place and its People. Register now for 2019 CWI EAST or WEST Institutes with a PREMIUM early registration. learn more: https://bit.ly/1PCRv6u

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Summer’s Good Surprises: Let’s Talk Teaching Empathy

Summer is full of Good surprises. Here’s one for the tuned-in educator. A fabulous opportunity to bring a team from your school to CWI’s 2019 Summer EAST or WEST Institutes. Register now and we’ll even help you recruit your complete … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for 2019, with a PREMIUM Institute Registration

Teaching Empathy through specifically focused Community based learning experiences is what our teachers craft and design at CWI Institutes. Expert training, guided planning, and inspired collaboration with K-16 educators from across the U.S. Bring a SCHOOL TEAM with a 2019 … Continue reading

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Teaching For Empathy: Join Us in 2019 with Your School Team

Here it is… 2019 PREMIUM Institute registrations are NOW. Save 40% per educator. Bring your school team and join us at The Institute on Place Based Service-Learning, in 2019. #PlanAhead this year. https://bit.ly/1PCRv6u #TeachingEmpathy #teaching #socialemotional

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Why “Chaos” Matters in Work & Life

By ERIK P.M. VERMEULEN Note from the Editor: We love Erik’s writing and his thinking around our rapidly changing world. This piece resonates for me as an educator in terms of the seemingly obvious implications for our students and for … Continue reading

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Join Us at the Institute

We Have a SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORTED Opportunity to Join Us at CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute July 23-27, 2018, Los Angeles, CA Connect Your Classroom to Your Community this year. Engage your students with their Place through Service-Learning and Sustainability. Build … Continue reading

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