Tag Archives: mindfulness

This Is Not a Test

By MARK SONNEMANN I fall a lot as a professional. I sometimes teach lessons that are real stinkers, I have been known to misread students or parents or teachers and complicate situations, and I could not begin to count the … Continue reading

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Swimming Upstream Against the Current: Changing the School Improvement Paradigm

By DAVID SOBEL David Sobel is a regular essayist and contributing editor of Community Works Journal and is a Senior Faculty  in the Education Department at Antioch University New England. A Different Approach to School Improvement Crellin Elementary School in … Continue reading

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The Complete Resource Guide for Service-Learning and Sustainability

It’s Our Annual Spring Book Sale! The perfect chance to get a copy of  The Complete Resource Guide for Service-Learning and Sustainability.  learn more: https://bit.ly/2inJGuc

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“Obvious” Questions & Thinking Like a Child

By DONNA MARIA ROMEO, PhD. Have you ever found yourself talking to someone about a seemingly mundane subject, such as “your morning cup of coffee routine,” only to discover to your surprise that he or she doesn’t have a morning … Continue reading

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Elder Documentaries: Student Initiative Means Community Connection at a Visceral and Emotional Level

By TERRY LEE Terry Lee is an Associate Professor of English, with a specialization in journalism, at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. With a background in journalism, as well as a Ph.D. in British literature, Terry developed a … Continue reading

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Getting Your Faculty On Board

Tonya Williams, principal of an urban middle school discusses her experience with an Institute study group. Her goal was to get her faculty fully engaged with Place Based Service-Learning. She talks about how she sees that process playing out successfully. … Continue reading

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Authentic Student Voice: What Is Actually Possible

This video is a must watch by all, but most especially by educators and parents. THIS young high school student from South Central LA speaks with an urgency and clarity clearly drawn from a place of great inner power. THIS … Continue reading

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Some Things Really Matter

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Call for Educator Written Articles and Reflections!

Share your experiences as an educator with our readers. We welcome unsolicited submissions. We are especially interested in articles, essays, and reflections on the following topics: Student Voice • Empathy • Creative Approaches to Bullying Community Works Journal has been published … Continue reading

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#StudentVoice

#StudentVoice is not about students “being heard.” #StudentVoice IS about cultivating student opportunities to think, design, and lead. more: http://bit.ly/1PCRv6u

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