A conversation with Susan Dreyer Leon about mindfulness and how this practice can be a valuable approach for teachers to bring compassion and nonreactiveness into their classrooms.
Three writers reflect on how they approach the writing process—and whether creative writing can change the world for the better.
A conversation with Heather Hebard about the social justice implications behind how literacy is defined and taught.
A conversation with Terry Ratcliff about the power and place of continuing education for universities and life-long learners.
Three Antiochian educators discuss their work making education more just—and more effective.
There’s a quiet epidemic wiping out school librarian positions across the U.S. Between 2015 and 2019, the number of librarians declined by 20%, and one in five school librarian positions was eliminated entirely.
For those of us who have been shut out of higher education in the past, the path back to being a successful student is full of obstacles. The right support can make this a little easier, though. In this episode, we explore this question with Russell Thornhill and Kathryn Pope, the Co-Directors of the BRIDGE program on Antioch’s Los Angeles campus—a financially free program that has helped over 700 students gain experience and credit studying at the college level. We try to answer how best to support each other as we advance in knowledge and power.
World Teachers’ Day, observed annually on October 5th, is a global event that honors the invaluable contributions of educators and teachers to society. This occasion, established by UNESCO in 1994, underscores the crucial role teachers play in shaping the future through the dissemination of knowledge and the nurturing of personal and intellectual growth in students.
Higher education is not just about getting a job—and the Clemente program suggests that study of the humanities can be life-changing and empowering.
It can be hard to find time and emotional space within our busy lives to sustain a creative writing practice. At the same time, writing offers a key space to process and make sense of our experiences. Navigating the writing life is a productive challenge, says this week’s guest Lisa Locascio Nighthawk, the Chair of the Antioch MFA in Creative Writing.
Twenty percent of people live with dyslexia, yet our public school systems are, for the most designed for students who don’t have difficulty reading. In the past thirty years, the science around dyslexia has come a long way.
“Emotions are neurohormones,” says Joshua Freedman. “And these little chains of chemicals affect every living cell in our brains and bodies.” But for as much power as emotions have over our lives and selves, too often, our educational systems emphasize subject area mastery over cultivating emotional intelligence.