Category Archives: Awareness

So… Why Discover Thought?

Many times when a student asks me a question, one of my main responses are “Be carful of the questions you ask,” or “Do you really want to hear the answer?” For example, they ask me about my web domain … Continue reading

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Summer Escape: A Teacher’s Guide to Using Time off as a Means to Becoming a Better Educator

Summertime… A time for Teachers’ to practice a different set of 3R’s: Reflect, Rejuvenate, and Respond! Plain and simple, time off and away from anything helps give another perspective, which supports authentic reflection that can help rejuvenate the soul and … Continue reading

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Interaction of the Mindfulness Muscle

The practice of mindfulness (purposeful, non-judgmental attention, and detached awareness) can contribute to creating and establishing a positive classroom atmosphere that supports educational value, viable interactions, challenging learning, open creativity, and regular effort, all the while transferring passion. According to the Danielson Framework – Domain … Continue reading

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Mindful planning and preparation

Some of the main areas of concerns regarding planning and preparation (Domain 1) as outlined by the Danielson Framework for Teaching consists of demonstrating knowledge of content and pedagogy, demonstrating knowledge of students, setting instructional outcomes, demonstrating knowledge of resources, … Continue reading

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Preparing the soil for mindful teaching…

Before I begin to explore and explain the benefits, difficulties, and uses of mindfulness and awareness such as the P.A.U.S.E. technique in education, I feel I need to communicate my perspective, and general philosophy (prepare the soil). Let’s begin with … Continue reading

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