Monthly archive for September 2010

Terrible and Terrific Teachers

“Teachers have a greater impact on student success than ANY other in-school factor …and great teachers make great schools.” A look at the new expose: Waiting for Superman and what makes a terrible or terrific teacher.

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What’s So Good about Non-Competitive Kids Activities like Yoga?

The other day I saw a kid’s yoga poster touting yoga as “non-competitive” in one of the bullet points. Do parents, educators, and coaches understand how a non-competitive activity like yoga can help today’s children and today’s health crisis?

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A Teen Reports on his First Yoga Class

By: Sir Dr. Siegfried L. Explosion esq. the 9th of Blackburn (age 16)
*name withheld so I can make up a cool pseudonym* Earlier this evening, I tried something different. For the first time in my life, I attended a yoga class. Why might I try to exert myself physically, you might ask,

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Kids Yoga Lesson Plans: Respect

A teacher and student play together in a parnter yoga pose doing cobra pose and Cat Cow

Respect is the Character Development theme for the month of September in our School Board. Respect means thoughtfulness, consideration, honor, admiration, regard, esteem.  All these words show what happens when there is respect.  But with kids you need to give them more than words, you need to give them an experience of Respect for them to understand it. The Roots of Respect: Start a class about respect discussing the roots of the word: “Re:” when “re” is in a word

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How Yoga Can Help if Your Kids Drop Out of School and Join the Circus – A Yoga Game for Worry

Worry is imagining all the things that can go wrong. Its like creating a personalized haunted house in your head. Worry is illusions, smoke and mirrors, things that haven’t actually happened for real. This game helps us learn to laugh at the tricks of the mind and put the mind in it’s rightful place.

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