In the past five months I have incorporated a daily practice of mindfulness. Along with this I’ve incorporated Yoga and I’ve been reading everything I can about both topics. K-12 schools are in chaos around the country due to a number of reasons that include high stakes testing, teacher & principal evaluations and shrinking budgets. I recently read Tim Ryan’s, Mindful Nation along with several other books and dozens of websites. I’m recommending that you listen to this Blog Talk Radio Program on Yoga and mindfulness in schools.
I’ve been very busy this week and haven’t had time to do much writing. I’m going to be presenting on open source software opportunities in K-12 education at the NYSCATE conference in Rochester, New York next month and I’ve been collaborating with a couple of peers who will be co-presenting with me. Continue reading “Excited and grateful”