Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

"Thoughts are universally, not individually, rooted." -Paramhansa Yogananda Often in class, when we are "brain-storming," or "brain-gardening," as some prefer to say, we practice a fun technique I adapted from a story of the life of a well known Bengali singer/saint named, Lalon (c. 1774–1890). The story goes, as it was told to me, when … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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How To Live Schools

The idea of a new model for education called "How to Live Schools" was founded by Paramhansa Yogananda before he came to the west.  The picture above, shows some of the students in the Ranchi School founded by Yogananda. The Ananda Living Wisdom School is the next generation of Yogananda's "How to Live" education.  It … Continue reading How To Live Schools

Ask For What You Want

At the end of the day the class came in from P.E..  More than half the class was voicing their frustration about the soccer game they had just played.  Someone said that the teacher was not tuning in to what was happening on the field and did not give them enough choice in PE.  Everyone … Continue reading Ask For What You Want