CEI to Present at Principals Conference July 11 in Philadelphia

By Christine Mason, CEI Executive Director Mindfulness: Healing Trauma with the School Compassionate Culture Analytic Tool in Heart Centered Learning Communities Tuesday, July 11, 7:30-8:45 am, Room 103B at the National Principals Conference in Philadelphia, PA Participants engage in exercises to learn about trauma, mindfulness and S-CCATE (School Compassionate Cultural Analytic Tool for Educators) as
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CEI Presents at Syracuse Early Care Conference

Christine Mason, CEI Executive Director, and Orinthia Harris, CEI STEM presenter, delivered two CEI workshops at the Early Care & Education Conference, sponsored by SUNY, on June 8 and 9, in Syracuse New York. As part of CEI’s STEM Road Show, Ms. Harris spoke on Early Childhood STEM and Robotics. At her session, enthusiastic participants
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Gratitude

By Christine Mason Editors Note: One way we are giving back is to award stipends to teachers to implement a Hunger, Food Insecurity Curriculum. I am writing this morning from a small cafe midway between my home and my destination today, a school in Cherry Hill, NJ. The fall leaves are still on the trees,
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A Post-Election Resource for Teachers

Editor: We are dismayed by the uptick in harassment and the fear that some children are now experiencing. Over the next few weeks, we plan to share resources that we believe will be particularly useful to schools. If you are still wondering, as a teacher, how to be what your students need after the 2016
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CEI to Implement Heart Centered Learning in West Virginia

By Christine Mason and Suzan Mullane, CEI Associate On Friday, September 16, CEI reached an agreement to begin implementation of the Heart Centered 21st Century Learning program, including our Heart Centered 21st Century Learning Rubric, in preschool classes in Cabell County, West Virginia. As part of the program, CEI is awarding $1,000 dollars for schools
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The Practice of Heart Beaming – Finding Quiet Moments

By Dr. Michele Rivers Murphy, CEI Research Associate and Consultant Imagine for a Moment Close your eyes, take a few deep and slow breaths . . .  Open your eyes and picture a school full of 400 elementary students who have just arrived to school (one of the busiest times of any school day, along with
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Testimonials: Yoga and Meditation

By Donald Kim Note: Dr. Mason sometimes teaches yoga under her spiritual name, Ravi Kaur. Here is a statement from some of her long-time students: ‘Ravi’s Kundalini yoga classes are full of classic and unique yoga postures, fabulous energy producing breath exercises, and the healing energy of thoughtful meditations which have helped me regain, as a
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