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Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

One thing that saddened me during my years as a school counselor was how many students carried around negative stories about the world. They believed the world was full of bad guys; that people were out to get them. They also felt bad about themselves. Often, they...

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Re-imagining Education in a COVID World

Re-imagining Education in a COVID World

The 6th grade students at the Outdoor School were looking at the results of water samples they had just taken when a great blue heron landed in a tree above our heads. All the children turned to gaze at it, their eyes huge with excitement. What is that? they wanted to...

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We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World, Part 3

We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World, Part 3

Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Originally, our last post marked the end of this series, but the ongoing fight for justice that the death of George Floyd inspired has kept us thinking about what more we can do to create a healthier world for us all. Certainly, there’s a lot...

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We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World, Part 2

We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World, Part 2

Read Part 1 here Committing to Soft Skill Development & Emotional Support When the Great Recession hit in 2008, people had less money to buy things. The focus shifted from consumption to quality of life and experiences. We began to understand how true happiness...

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We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World

We Can Make a Better Post-Pandemic World

One of the amazing things about a crisis is how it can jolt your perspective, laying bare the things that really matter and opportunities for future change. We’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as states begin lifting at least some of the restrictions we’ve...

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