Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Fractured Reflections of Teaching

Much of our natural human perceptions of reality rely on us dividing society into smaller pieces, sections, concepts, and ideas. For example, humans, as society or the world as a whole likes to see our body in relation to the … 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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The overall direction is set!

This past week, I attended and presented some research at the Illinois Music Educators Conference. I found out that most educators are worried about evaluation reform because every session that had the word: Evaluation, Danielson, Data Teams, or Student Growth … Continue reading

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