Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bringing Kids Back To The Commons

How to engage kids in community life. Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, community, elders, role models, stereotypes, teens, volunteering | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Fun Theory

A child’s stubborn insistence that learning be meaningful and interesting is actually a sign of positive selfhood. We need to pay close attention to each child to really see what sparks enthusiasm, evokes awe, sharpens focus, builds on interests, and challenges abilities. That’s the best way to advance learning. Continue reading

Posted in attention, homeschooling, imagination, learning, parenting, selfhood | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Get Involved When It’s None Of Your Business

How to de-escalate conflict you see around you before it gets worse. Continue reading

Posted in global, non-violence, peace | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

How To Time Travel

You can time travel too. Really. Continue reading

Posted in attention, memory, mindfulness | Tagged , , | 11 Comments