Education

The Guardian, in partnership with 350.org, Keep It in the Ground Climate Change Campaign To Bill and Melinda Gates, founders of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Jeremy Farrar and Sir William Castell, director and chair of the Wellcome Trust: Your organizations have made a huge contribution to human progress and equality by supporting scientific […]

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What do we want most for our children, ourselves and the world? Instead of thinking we already know the answers, why not ask ourselves meaningful questions to draw out BETTER answers? Why not use the Law of Attraction to expand our awareness? Holding questions in our minds is the best way to access our own […]

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The Conscious Creator Forum

by Pete on June 29, 2013

Do you want to become a more conscious creator? So do I. We’re all creators, whether we know it or not, whether we create our reality consciously or unconsciously, actively or passively. To become Conscious Creators, we must realize that our thoughts, in the form of beliefs, attitudes, values and expectations, create our reality. Idealists by nature, we […]

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What Do We Want Most

April 4, 2013

What do we want most for our children, ourselves and the world? To evolve beyond creating a world of predators and victims, a what-works-best-for-me world, we must stop letting thoughts of fear, separation, scarcity and competition dominate our thinking. By asking, WHAT WILL WORK BEST FOR ALL OF US, we take everyone and everything into […]

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Sugata Mitra TED Video and Natural Learning

March 17, 2013

The value of an idea is in the reality it creates. What would the world be like if we made being who we love to be and doing what we love to do our primary objective? Instead of letting fear and money drive our behavior, why not let love and natural passion drive us. Couldn’t […]

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Education: What Starts Here Accelerates Destruction?

November 29, 2012

By Robert Jensen / Nov 15, 2012 I want to suggest a slight modification of the University of Texas’ motto, “What starts here changes the world.” A more accurate slogan — while not quite as pithy and probably less effective for public-relations purposes — would be, “What starts here accelerates the destruction of the world.” […]

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Letter to School Administrators, Teachers, Parents and Students

September 4, 2010

Dear School Administrator, Teacher, Parent or Student, On August 19, 2010, my wife, Sandra and I sent President Obama a letter on education with the subject line: Project-Centered Education versus Program-Centered Education. As parents, grandparents and as former members (I was Chairman) of the Parent/Teacher Committee at our children’s elementary school in San Francisco, we […]

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Who Gets to Decide What You Learn?

September 29, 2009

Posted by Megan, selected from Ode magazine Sep 25, 2009 11:21 am My son and I went for a walk tonight and he told me one of his schooled friends asked if he had ever done a math worksheet. My son told him no, why would I need to do that? I do math in […]

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Rebecca Writes Her Own Last Chapter

December 15, 2008

Published on Sunday, August 27, 2000 © 2000 The Press Democrat By Susan Swartz (former) Staff Writer One day in June, Rebecca Latimer, deciding she wanted to die, stopped eating. At first she drank fruit juice and then switched only to water, except for a couple of sips of sherry for farewell toasts with friends. […]

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