Sharing Inspiration: Perceiving Within the Innocence of the Child

I would like to ask the question more of adults, "What is at the core of motivation behind your work, the way in which you work, or your personal philosophy that drives your work?"   In life, as we grow, learn, and expand our consciousness, seeking greater harmony and peace in ourselves, we mentally take … Continue reading Sharing Inspiration: Perceiving Within the Innocence of the Child

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A Little Meditation Goes A Long Way

It is now the 2nd term of 2nd grade on school hill with a high energy, loving group of kids. The first term was spent working toward expanding the bubble of the self to include the rest of the class. Being Dwapara (energy conscious) kids, they roll and flow in the energy of the collective … Continue reading A Little Meditation Goes A Long Way

Seeing like Birds

One day a bird crashed right into our big window.  I have several bird feeders and 12 binoculars right in front of the window so the kids can watch up close anytime. The kids ran outside to see the little bird lying, still alive, but out of its senses on the ground.  Everyone was talking … Continue reading Seeing like Birds

Building Creativity & The Importance of Play: A Catapult’s Birthday & The Gold Rush Revisited

Here are two quick stories about how play and imagination can be so instrumental in the learning process. 1. The Catapult's Birthday The other day my students were making catapults out of junk in the back of the classroom for an engineering project.  I noticed the first thing one of the groups did was, not … Continue reading Building Creativity & The Importance of Play: A Catapult’s Birthday & The Gold Rush Revisited

Flow Learning for Everything

Hey teachers!  Did you know that you can use Flow Learning for more than just Sharing Nature?  I use Flow Learning for EVERYTHING in my classroom.  Trust me, it’s worth it and here’s just a few of the benefits you’ll receive: What the Teacher Gets: You will remain energetic all day and go home refreshed … Continue reading Flow Learning for Everything

“If you love it enough, anything will talk to you!”

OUR CLASS PLAY... AT LAST... LOTUS and THE ANIMALS... "If you love it enough, anything will talk to you!" This play is about a little girl who cannot hear or speak, but she is gifted with the love of dance. She becomes friends with some animals who help her understand her many innate qualities, such … Continue reading “If you love it enough, anything will talk to you!”