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Professional Development: Mindfulness in Education

School Programs launched its first Election Day open-enrollment Professional Development Workshop for K-12 educators on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Our theme was Mindfulness in Education. Our goal was to offer teachers a chance to experience mindfulness for themselves, as well … Continue reading

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a haiku for summer

summer partnership with english language learners create, discuss art

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David Bowles and I have a structural column between our desks that we’ve dubbed the “Idea Parking Lot.” It is plastered with sticky notes of project ideas, organizational strategies, and things we want to remember. One of these sticky notes … Continue reading

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Special Guest: Alice S. Kandell

The week before last while viewing the Tibetan Shrine Room, from the Alice S. Kandell Collection, with a group of 6th graders from Shuang Wen School (PS 184) on ManhattanÂ’s Lower East Side, I encountered two well-dressed guests headed in … Continue reading

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Smoke Signals

Hi, I’m David Bowles, and these days I’m thinking about smoke signals. Smoke signals may make you think about the Rockies instead of the Himalayas, but bear with me here. I’m a visual thinker. I work as Assistant Manager of … Continue reading

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