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Contemplative Education

You Want to Help the World? Meditate! Lessons From a College Classroom

Dr. Fran Grace | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Fran Grace

Meditation develops the inner dimension of our humanity. Why is this important? Because who we are on the inside affects everything we say and do on the outside -- all of our decisions, words, and actions. Our inner being has an effect on the world around us.

Richard Rohr: Off The Road And On To The Living School

Jamie L. Manson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Religion
Jamie L. Manson

Rohr won't simply be teaching occasional seminars in the desert. Later this year, he will welcome the inaugural class of the newly founded Living School for Action and Contemplation.

Children at a Manhattan Public School Learn Techniques to Relax

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.14.2012 | Education
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

At P.S. 112, spirited second graders return to class after lunch. To calm them down, class teachers Lisa Zachariah and Emily Holdridge, have the children take three deep breaths and then listen to a 10 minute relaxation tape.

The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate

Tish Jennings | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education
Tish Jennings

How can we better prepare and open students' and teachers' minds and hearts for presence, resilience, receptivity, communication and learning?