Teens, Respect, Classroom Mindfulness

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Teen Classroom Mindfulness,

How do you win the respect of teenage African American girls when you’re a soft-spoken, sensitive African American male teacher, educated at Columbia and UPenn, a musician, social activist, cultural commentator with hipster leanings, note the dreads and plaid poncho perfectly draped? You got it. Not easy. The more postmodern pluralism you allow in the classroom, the more challenges you … Read More

Teens Discover Context & Compassion

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teen mindfulness programs in Philadelphia with Amy Edelstein

Published by the Shift Network Teens Discover Context & Compassion Posted July 2, 2015 By Amy Edelstein I’m sitting at a café having miso-mushroom soup, processing my meeting with an inner city high school principal about expanding the Mindfulness and Cultural Developmentprogram next year. The pilot was so successful; she would like it to see it reach the entire freshman … Read More