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Field Notes: For Educators, Mindfulness Goes Far Beyond “Self-Care” 

Having spent the past decade teaching mindfulness to educators from around the U.S., I’ve been watching with interest as the field has evolved swiftly from adult development and personal growth to mindfulness for teachers as a form of stress reduction, relaxation, and coping during difficult times.

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Cool Course: “5003: Foundations in Individualized Study” 

If you ever talk to a student, alum, or faculty member of Antioch’s Individualized Master of Arts, there is a high likelihood that they will bring up “FDN-5003: Foundations in Individualized Study.” This course, with its alphanumeric code that sounds like something from a Sci-Fi story, is much more than just another class.

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Who is my neighbor? Reflections on Youth Homelessness

Earlier this year, I moved from a suburb in Texas to a neighborhood in downtown Seattle. I was immediately confronted with the issue of homelessness in Seattle. In particular, I noticed a majority of the homeless I saw were youth and young adults.

Christine Copeland ‘91

Christine Copeland ‘91 (New England, MEd) recently completed a four-book series for young readers entitled Seasons in the Forest: Field Guides for Little Naturalists, which was designed to introduce the youngest…

Shawna Garritson ’14

Shawna Garritson ‘14 (New England, MED) is the new director of Valley Oak Charter School in Mira Monte, CA. She is an educator with a background in charter schools, having…