Click here to begin the survey. Principals, please forward to your teachers to respond. We welcome responses from K-8 teachers We are getting so close – yet the validity of our scale will be increased if we have a few more responses. So we are extending the deadline to March 22. Help us reach our goal! We are[…]
By Sharon Field & Christine Mason For the last several decades schools have followed regulations to make sure students who are identified as having disabilities have Individualized Education Programs (IEP). As part of the same legislation, students participate in developing transition plans to facilitate their planning for their lives after they leave school. Most educators[…]
By Marah Barrows, CEI Intern, and Christine Mason Does spirituality have a place in schools? A tough question. Particularly since we have been ingrained with the separation of religion and state and also because we are acutely aware that we do not want to impose our religion or spirituality on others. But what is spirituality?[…]
Click here to begin the survey. Principals, please forward to your teachers to respond. We welcome responses from K-8 teachers This 12-15 minute survey measures teacher opinions regarding implementation of mindfulness, compassion, courage, equity, neuroplasticity, and cultural competence. We are at the mid-way point to getting responses needed to validate our survey so that you can include this[…]
8 days left to respond! International Study – Deadline Feb. 28 Click here to begin the survey. Principals, please forward to your teachers to respond. We welcome responses from K-8 teachers in the U.S., Canada and other countries! The Ontario (Canada) Principals’ Council (OPC) has just come on board to support our Compassionate School Culture Validation Study. We[…]
17. February 14, 2018. May this date mark change and be recorded in history as the day, the day when never again began. Consider our greatness. January 1, 1863. July 4, 1776. Our tears continue. Our hope is with our youth.
By Joanna Marzano, CEI Intern Editor’s Note: Teachers and principals, you may want to consider the exercise Joanna provides for part of your opening exercises on Valentine’s Day. Or perhaps daily for Valentine’s Week. I am sure at some point in your life someone has advised you to “listen to your heart.” Although this saying[…]
by Christine Mason Editors Note: in 2016-2017, CEI took a deep look at hunger and food scarcity. Over several months, we conducted background research, wrote blogs, posted eArticles in Wow! Ed, and even held a competition to stimulate classroom investigations and projects. This year we are turning to Poverty, with a similar in-depth dive. Poverty?[…]