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Bringing the World to Your Classroom

Bringing the World to Your Classroom

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Can't Stand Meditation? This Technique is For You. A consistent meditation practice is a struggle for even the most experienced of meditators. For some reason it’s difficult to bring yourself to sit down and quiet the mind despite knowing that it’s the best thing for you. I was talking about this phenomenon with my good friend Phil Drolet of The Feel Good Lifestyle and he replied with a novel solution. “When you go to the gym, do you just do bench press the entire time?”Tweet I said “No, I do 5-7 different exercises depending on what muscles I’m working on.”

ORGANIC AND PERMACULTURE GARDENING Glossary of Soil Science Canadian Soil Information System (CanSIS) Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre Ottawa (Ontario) Solstice from the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology ( CREST) Parents' Guide to Inside Out - Paul Ekman Group, LLC Inside Out is Pixar’s widely popular movie which focuses on emotions and family dynamics. This wondrous, funny, beautiful, and ground breaking film provides a unique view into how parents and children relate. Inside Out recently won a host of awards, including the Golden Globe and Annie Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Inside Out navigates through the minds of Riley and her parents, as they experience five different emotions: anger, sadness, disgust, fear, and happiness. Since emotions can be a difficult subject to talk about, Dr.

CITE Journal: TPACK and Social Studies Hammond, T. C., & Manfra, M. M. (2009). Giving, prompting, making: Aligning technology and pedagogy within TPACK for social studies instruction. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial], 9(2). Retrieved from Nimbus - Welcome to Nimbus Capture! How to Create Screenshot There are 3 ways to capture your screen: a) With the help of the button in your address bar b) With the help of the context menu; Look Into Your Mind “Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” - Alan Watts Tweet I am a guest here, so I’ll start with this. The mission of HighExistence says the site aims to… When I first started learning about Zen Buddhist philosophy, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you whether or not it encompassed all of these things. Now, I definitely can.

What is sustainable development · Sustainable Development Commission "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." The concept of sustainable development can be interpreted in many different ways, but at its core is an approach to development that looks to balance different, and often competing, needs against an awareness of the environmental, social and economic limitations we face as a society. All too often, development is driven by one particular need, without fully considering the wider or future impacts.

Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies Important Links: Listen to talk on Shamatha Project by B. Alan Wallace recorded at Unity Church, Santa Barbara, CA December 19, 2007 DVD of Unity Church talk available at SBI Store. - Support-A-Yogi Program The Shamatha Project: Meditative Quiescence, Loving-Kindness, and Human Flourishing Longitudinal Studies of Effects of Intensive Meditation Practice on Attention, Emotional Regulation, and Their Neural Correlates Recent studies of the effects of meditation practices on stress management and emotional stability and of meditation as a therapeutic agent have produced exciting results. But the studies conducted to date have been short-term and have generally used non-intensive interventions. We have engaged a team of talented neuroscientists and psychologists in a longer-term study, with state-of-the-art methods, to examine the effects of intensive meditation training on attention, cognitive performance, emotion regulation, and health.

Making Current Events Accessible to Kids Many parents and teachers grew up doing dull current-events reports based on static text found in newspapers. Today's students, who are immersed in a world in which news can be updated by anyone 24/7, need a different skill set to read and understand the world. Classroom current-events time provides the perfect opportunity to practice critical-thinking and text-analysis skills using timely and real-world sources. There should be nothing dull about current events today. Everyday Interest In my classroom, Fridays are dedicated to current events, but that doesn’t mean the world waits.

4 Great Video Resources for Middle and High School Classrooms Videos are a great way to engage students while also bringing a variety of voices and perspectives into your instruction. Both captivating and informative, video is unique among other digital media in the way that it can so readily transcend the walls of your classroom. As the amount of video content on the Web expands, there is of course lots of great educational content that can help you bring the world to your students. But the web is a pretty big haystack, and it can be hard to keep up with what's new and find the best content for your class. Nevertheless, searching for great educational videos is worth it -- showing the perfect video or clip in a lesson, in just the right place, can make for a powerful learning experience.

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