Tagged: peace

My own Egyptian moment (Part 2)

Previously, in the spring, I wrote about events in Egypt and my own feelings as a teacher. Given recent events, I’m revisiting these thoughts and thinking about my caution at the time, my fear that power will triumph over “education”. By education, I mean what...

Peace In Education

Peace In Education

  “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education” Maria Montessori I’m back on the war path again – beating the drum of peace! I think “Peace” an essential part of any school’s curriculum, even an essential part of an EFL/ESL textbook. Look around the...

Project Peace finally is “HOME”

I started Project Peace 2 years ago. I’ve been amazed by the response and how other teachers have motivated their students and brought “peace” into their curriculum through song (and taught a lot of English!). I will be doing more with the project this year...

World Peace Games

What is education? I just finished reading David Warlich’s 2cents worth blog and commenting. About making education purposeful. That’s what’s missing. Forget reform, change blablabla. Just get people together with a purpose. And what should that be? Well, I think it should be what John...

Project Peace Marches On!

Project Peace Marches On!

I’ve recently started to promote Project Peace more… Reaching out to organizations, getting friends to make some tunes, entering PP into some competitions. Why, you may ask? Well, I’m really overwhelmed by all the teachers that have participated over the last 6 months in this...

Can you tell WHO is WHO?

To me – Peace is about seeing the similarities within us all. We humans are hardwired for “difference”. Our egos dominate and our identity over powers. But really 99.9% of us are similar, the same, part of all life. We need this wisdom of seeing...

Making a Difference. Art and Peace in our schools.

Making a Difference. Art and Peace in our schools.

As you probably know – I have really tried to share Peace online through Project Peace. I’ve also collected lots of great videos for supporting, teaching peace with our students. So important. Today, I watched again, an amazing video about a simple man, Derek Houston,...

Greg Mortenson – One School at a Time

I recently read an article about the continuing miraculous efforts of Greg Mortenson. It reminded me of his book and life and example and I thought I’d share it here today. If you haven’t heard of him, he’s most widely known as the author of...

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