A host of interactive workshops inviting participants to explore approaches to enriching learning in K-12 settings by supporting the development of attention, insight, emotional self-regulation and empathy are on offer at The Art and Science of Contemplative Teaching and Learning: Exploring Ways of Knowing. This wide-ranging symposium will be held November 16-18, presented by the Garrison Institute Contemplative Teaching and Learning Initiative. With offerings like Contemplation and Poetry (Lindamichelle Baron), Sharing Ways to Bring Mindfulness and Contemplative Practices to Adolescents (Patricia Broderick), Once Upon a Time: Using Myth as a Tool for Engagement (Andre Kwesi McCray and G. Kwame Scruggs), Dances of Universal Peace (Ann Mary Roberts), Cultivating the Inner Lives of Students and Teachers in K-8 Schools (Linda Lantieri and Madhavi Nambiar), and Developing the Habits of Mind and Heart: A Sentipensante (Sensing/Thinking) Vision of Education (Laura I. Rendón), we are throwing open the door for educators, administrators, researchers and others with an interest in contemplative teaching and learning to experience the vibrant diversity in the emerging field of contemplative teaching and learning. Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. gives the keynote address, Time-In: Reflection, Relationships and Resilience at the Heart of Internal Education.
An early registration discount is available through September 17th. Need-based scholarships covering half the program fee are available. Click here for more information, CEUs, or to register.