How Making Sand Mandalas Is Like Teaching

How Making Sand Mandalas Is Like Teaching

Have you heard of sand mandalas? They are created by Buddhist monks. It takes years of study for a monk to learn all that needs to be known about creating sand mandalas. Groups of monks work together to create them. A group chooses a design and sketches it out with...
Public Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Public Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Public education has long been a petri dish through which many of society’s challenges, quirks, triumphs and conflicts have passed. Emerging, in fits and starts from the pandemic, U.S. children are confronting many of the same unique adjustments that their...
Public Schools: The American Ideal

Public Schools: The American Ideal

G.K. Chesterton wrote, “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next.” As the American experiment surges onward, one institution mirrors the ideals of the country more than all others. Public schools are the best example of...