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Teaching mindfulness and compassion in schools

May 12, 2015

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Teaching mindfulness and compassion in schools by Daniel Rechtschaffen —  Schools across the globe are turning to mindfulness in the hope that it will be an antidote for the rising stress, emotional dysfunction and attention deficit in their students. Ongoing research reveals that a consistent mindfulness practice can help us to be happier, more focused, […]

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Pesticide use in schools

December 6, 2014

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Pesticide use in schools by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Although more and more communities across the country are acting to protect children from pesticide use in their schools, no national protections or standards exist. In an effort to correct this situation and ensure national leadership to protect children from daily doses of hazardous chemicals in […]

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New children in old schools

January 13, 2013

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by Lily Gallo —  Each new generation of students continues to challenge the structures of the old ways. If it is true that children ever sat primly in silent rows while obediently transferring hour-long lessons onto their slates, few are willing to do so now. Their choices to do things differently are among the many […]

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