Sailing in Between the Waves, a Teaching Poem

Some teachers use control to make their classrooms feel harmonious. And some have harmony themselves, but allow anything in the classroom. And some follow harmony's flow. Which of these makes music? Loud, soft, intense, peaceful, sometimes music pulls at your heart strings too. This is the ebb and flow of life. Me with my little … Continue reading Sailing in Between the Waves, a Teaching Poem

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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

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

Adventures in Education for Life: Gratitude

For me, asking Divine Mother, God, or Spirit, for inspiration is a bit like calling Her up on the phone. Sometimes She answers immediately, and sometimes you get Her voice mail. This particular month, I got Her voicemail and she answered me, little by little, throughout the month in very special ways. In my 2nd, … Continue reading Adventures in Education for Life: Gratitude

Calmly Active, Actively Calm: Creating a Calm, Centered Classroom

Guiding children to a place of calm focus, we can dive deeply with them into joyful academic learning and experiences that develop maturity, build character, and prepare them for their own set of unique challenges which they will meet in the years to come. "Spiritual education is training people for life.  By teaching children kindness, … Continue reading Calmly Active, Actively Calm: Creating a Calm, Centered Classroom

1st Glimpse

Well... not quite a first week, but a first three days.  I managed to snap a couple of shots.  Some of our new classes this semester are: Peace for Warriors, taught by Gopal Sims.   Gopal is an Ananda Yoga teacher and the founder of the “Peace for Warriors” program. He holds a seventh degree black belt in … Continue reading 1st Glimpse