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Revealing the hidden teaching of the Kannon Sutra in ten lines

Click here to support my teaching practice via Patreon. This is a recording of a lecture given on April 30, 2022, for the Toledo Buddhist Temple Practice Period, Celebrating Women in Buddhism, and for the Zen Obstacle Vine. The Ten Line Life Prolonging Kannon Sutra is a sutra/practice close to my heart and I was […]

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A teaching of Thaye Dorje the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Nothing is permanent, everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events – ephemeral or not – at Tricycle and in the Buddhist world this week. Last Month’s Haiku Challenge Winning Poems As moderator Clark Strand notes, the winning and honorable mention haiku for the April challenge “captured the essential spirit of nature’s most […]

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Damon Dominique on teaching French and the importance of saying ‘Um’

Damon Dominique is in his solo period. Over the past nine years, the 30-year-old American polyglot has made travel more ambitious, affordable and accessible – first, as one half of YouTuber duo Damon and Jo, and now as a multi-hyphenate based in Paris expanding her reach as one of the internet’s most relevant travel and […]

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Three approaches to teaching scarcity

May 8, 2022 12:37 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Matthew Hennessey’s editorial “An Econ Lesson From a Science Teacher” (April 26), adapted from his new book “Visible Hand”, happily demonstrates how educators can influence our personal sense of economics. In contrast, my 1974 high school science and math teachers banded together to offer a course […]

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Learnings from teaching biology to a class of Tibetan Buddhist monks

It would be entirely appropriate for a college professor to assume that students know that a tree is alive and a rock is not. Or would it be? ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW Tibetan monks at Sera Jey Monastery in Mysore, India learn about the use of microscopes for the first time. Courtesy of Dan Pierce, […]

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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo announces retirement from in-person teaching – Buddhistdoor Global

At skepticspath.org Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, 78, has announced that she will no longer conduct in-person teachings and lectures. It will still offer a monthly Q&A for the public, which will be recorded and posted online. A separate announcement made it clear that Palmo is in good health and will continue his activities at Dongyu Gatsal […]

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It doesn’t matter whether you like his teaching or not.

The Washington DC Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dominates part of the Capital Ring Road. (LDS Media Library) *** A truly impressive project was done for the Primary children in my ward today by Joseph Vancott, with whom—and this may be my only shot at fame—I served for a time […]

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Teaching the Faith – Trap or Paradise?

When I was 21, I was first exposed to faith teaching, and I liked what I heard. I had been seeking God for several years and had found real treasure in the Holy Spirit, but teaching faith helped me put ideas into place in a way that made sense of my many questions. She systematized […]

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Did Jesus recover Buddha’s teaching?

The four views experienced by Guatama Siddhartha underlie all Buddhist teachings. According to the story, Siddhartha (or as he came to be known, Buddha) lived a luxurious existence until the day he left his palace and “in quick succession met a young child full of energy and joy, followed by an old and a decrepit […]

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Why is the Christian right so afraid to teach anti-racism?

During congressional hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) questioned the judge’s views on critical race theory. He used several books used by Georgetown Day School, a prep school where Jackson serves as an administrator, as examples of what he claimed were exaggerated instances of indoctrination of children with […]

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‘He inspired young minds to take up biology’: Science and education community mourns the death of Professor Sohan Modak

In August 2015, Professor Sohan Modak wrote a heartfelt post on social media about his mentors. “All were good, unassuming, never greedy for power or prize, but bitten by the virus of the quest for the unknown,” the post read. Today, messages pouring in after his passing on March 23 highlight not only his contribution […]

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Dedicated Ukrainian teacher, 79, resumes teaching online after nine-day trip to escape Russian invaders (VIDEO) | Life

After a nine-day trip, Kolodii got back on her feet and gave online classes to her political science undergraduate students. ― Image via Unsplash PETALING JAYA, March 22 ― A dedicated teacher has resumed her online lessons two days after embarking on a nine-day trip from Ukraine to the UK to escape Russian invaders. To […]

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Anthony Annett applies Catholic social teaching to the economics of rich and poor

Dr. Anthony Annett often refers to the teachings of popes, including Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. (Image credit: Twitter) Virtue and economy go hand in hand in the work of Anthony Annett. In an era that has not outgrown neoliberal economics and the skyrocketing inequality of recent years, this is radical thinking. Annett recently published […]

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A timely book to encourage the teaching of mindfulness to children

The recently published book “Developing Mindfulness in Young Children” is a timely addition to educating our next generations to be responsible citizens in an increasingly anxious and uncertain world torn apart by hate and violence. The author Shanti Hyacinth Senadeera is a Sri Lankan born Australian early childhood education teacher with 35 years of experience […]

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Teaching the Faith – Trap or Paradise

When I was 21, I was first exposed to faith teaching, and I liked what I heard. I had been seeking God for several years and had found real treasure in the Holy Spirit, but teaching faith helped me put ideas into place in a way that made sense of my many questions. He systematized […]

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Comparison of the teaching of the “Russian world” to the mystery of Babylon: part one of two

After Russian President Vladimir Putin’s army invaded Ukraine on February 24, the Center for Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham University in the United States released a statement in multiple languages ​​that has up to has been signed by over 500 church leaders, many of them in various Orthodox languages. religious denominations around the world, which […]

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Comparing the Teaching of the “Russian World” to the Mystery of Babylon: Part 2 of 2

In my previous post, Part 1 of this topic, I quoted at length from the recent “A Statement on the ‘Russian World’ (Ruski Mir) Teaching. Signed by more than 500 church leaders around the world, it condemns the growing teaching called “Russian World” in which people like Russian President Vladimir Putin call for the formation […]

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Professor Cal Poly SLO on teaching religion in a culture war

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. People walk the artistic ‘Path to the Cross’ at Modesto’s Church of the Redeemer. Joan Barnett Lee [email protected] In my religious studies classes, students are encouraged to read about […]

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Spread Buddha’s teaching all over the world

Fear and distress reign. Although less reported, some developments bring peace and happiness to people’s lives. One such development is the spread of Gautama the Buddha’s ancient teaching of compassion and wisdom in the world today. The Buddha is believed to have lived from around 563 BCE to 483 BCE in India. Mindfulness meditation, which […]

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SN Goenka: Spreading Buddha’s Teachings Worldwide – IDN-InDepthNews

By Dr. Asoka Bandarage The writer, a scholar and practitioner, has taught at Yale, Brandeis, Mount Holyoke (where she was tenured), Georgetown, American and other universities, and colleges in the United States and abroad. COLOMBO (IDN) — Fear and distress reign. Although less reported, some developments bring peace and happiness to people’s lives. One such […]

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Student arrested after teaching Tibetan

Choedon was arrested earlier this month and has not been seen since A university student was detained in central Tibet. Chinese authorities in Riwoche County arrested Choedon (ཆོས་སྒྲོན།) on February 13 and she has not been seen since. Choedon is from the village of Yamda (ཡམ་མདའ་སྡེ་བ།) in Riwoche County (རི་བོ་ཆེ།). Although authorities have not released […]

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University student arrested after teaching Tibetan

Choedon A university student was detained in central Tibet. Chinese authorities in Riwoche County arrested Choedon (ཆོས་སྒྲོན།) on February 13 and she has not been seen since. Choedon is from the village of Yamda (ཡམ་མདའ་སྡེ་བ།) in Riwoche County (རི་བོ་ཆེ།). Although authorities have not released the official reason for her arrest, Choedon’s family believe it was […]

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Online Teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and leading lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma school of Vajrayana Buddhism, will host an online teaching on the inner astrology of Khyungchen Aro Lingma on March 1, titled: ” Oxen Become Tigers – Essential Astrological Teachings on Transit Time of Aro gTér The webinar […]

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What it’s like to teach ‘world religions’ in Pakistan

I grew up in a Christian family and studied Christian theology. I also studied Islam at university. For five years, I have lived between Melbourne and Lahore in Pakistan. In Lahore, I taught a subject called “world religions” at a Muslim university. I named my course “The Wisdom of the World’s Religions” and it covers […]

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North Korean dance teacher arrested for teaching foreign dance moves to students | Life

A North Korean dance teacher has been arrested for teaching foreign dance routines. —Photo Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, February 8 – A dance teacher in North Korea and several of her students were arrested recently after they were caught learning foreign dance steps. The instructor, in her 30s, was arrested by the Hermit Kingdom’s anti-socialism inspection […]

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Gandhi’s teaching is indispensable in India

Bilal Bashir Bhat Gandhi is not an individual, but a thought. His teaching of non-violence has been accepted around the world. Sadly in Gandhi’s nation a Dharma Sansad of Hindu ascetics in Haridwar Uttarakhand calling for genocide of Muslims and other minorities in the name of protecting Hinduism is just disappointing for peace lovers world. […]

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The Kendal Buddhist Society thanks Venerable Piyatissa for 20 years of teaching

For the past 20 years the Kendal Buddhist Society group has had the pleasure of hosting visits and lessons from Venerable Piyatissa who brings over 50 years of knowledge and experience to the group. Venerable Piyatissa, who began his journey into Buddhism at the University of Sri Lanka, and spread his teachings on meditation, Buddhist […]

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HEC and the British Council organize an orientation session on the development of a teaching excellence framework

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), in collaboration with the British Council, Pakistan, organized an orientation session on the UK Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a preliminary step towards the development of a similar framework for Pakistan as part of the collaborative “Pak-UK Education Gateway” project of HEC and the British Council. The Teaching Excellence and […]

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Islamic State teaches children to execute Nigerian soldiers

Islamic State teaches children to execute Nigerian soldiers Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time Earlier this month, Islamists linked to Bello Turji loyalists – who want all Christian churches closed in Zamfara state – were responsible for the murder of 200 villagers in this part of Nigeria. Since then, other massacres have […]

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Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons

Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons By Tracy Simmons Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic pup who learns that dog toys don’t bring true happiness, he started by writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, five years after being sentenced to life for murder at Nash […]

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Teaching English in New Zealand Recruitment

No job, no skills, no roots, no spouse? Are you still wandering around the planet, not ready to return home, but not sure where to go next, or how to pay for the plane ticket? These are incredibly liberating circumstances to find yourself in, so don’t neglect one of your greatest assets: your native language. […]

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Prison ministry delivers children’s books giving Buddhism lessons

SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) – Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic puppy who learns dog toys don’t bring real happiness, he started writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, sentenced to five years in prison for murder at Nash Correctional Facility in North Carolina, sent his message to Venerable Thubten Chodron, Founder […]

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School closes to students in reception as teaching staff test positive

A school has been forced to close to all pupils in reception due to the number of staff testing positive for Covid. Parents with children at Moston Fields Primary School, in Moston, Manchester, have been asked to keep them home this week and they will receive an update on Friday on what will happen next […]

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British Council plans to reopen teaching centers for young learners – The Island

Samsung, the No.1 smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, recently announced that it has enabled 5G bands on several of its Galaxy smartphones in partnership with Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s leading connectivity provider. Samsung users are now armed with the ability to use their 5G-enabled device on Dialog’s 5G trial network to experience the power […]

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The teaching of the Constitution at the secondary level is emphasized

PESHAWAR: At a launching ceremony for the report, speakers stressed the need for constitution education at secondary level to introduce students to the core duties and responsibilities of the state and those relating to the fundamental rights and freedoms of people. citizens. This is one of the main recommendations of the report “Youth Perspective on […]

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The Sri Lankan Buddhist Society will organize the Dalai Lama’s teaching on the Maha Satipatthana Sutta

NNA | Update: December 17, 2021 9:52 p.m. STI Colombo [Sri Lanka]December 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Tibetan Buddhist Brotherhood Society will hold a teaching on Maha Satipatthana Sutta for the Maha Sangha in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore on December 17-18, 2021 online 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sri Lankan time.The […]

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Grant Hardy opens worlds through writing and teaching – The Blue Banner

By Jason Perry, Arts and Features Writer[email protected]White walls, a desk, a laptop and a shelf. This is where Professor Grant Hardy happily spends his days. He heads to the library and carefully retrieves a worn book. He’s seen better days.Memories flood Hardy’s face. It is one of the books that saved him on his journey. […]

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Applications are now open for the Freund Teaching Fellowship 2022-23

Posted inSponsored Visual artists can apply for this unique opportunity to teach at Washington University in St. Louis and mount a solo exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Installation view of the projection in Currents 119: Dana Levy (image courtesy of Saint Louis Museum of Art) Promising visual artists are invited to apply for […]

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Dalai Lama Hosts Two-Day Online Teaching for Russian Buddhists – Buddhistdoor Global

Telo Tulku Rinpoche giving his opening speech on the first day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s ceremony online teaching. Photo by Tenzin Choejor. From dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama has started a two-day online teaching on the Ornament from the Great Vehicle Sutras (Skt: Mahayana-Sutra-Alankara; Tib: Dodhe Gyen), a die Five treatises of […]

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A teaching to navigate in uncertain times

In his book The heart of the Buddha’s teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh tells us: We may think that our restlessness is ours alone, but if we look carefully we will see that it is our legacy from all of our society and from many generations of our ancestors. Individual consciousness is made of collective consciousness, […]

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A teaching from Lama Tsomo on slowing down our thoughts

A thought arises and we grab it. We generate another thought in response to this one, perhaps beautifying our thought in pursuit of something we desire, or perhaps changing the subject in an effort to fend off an unwanted experience. And so on and on, one tumbling thought after another, all stimulated by the “needs” […]

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Online teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and main lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma School of Vajrayana Buddhism, will organize an online teaching weekend from July 9 to 11 to celebrate the publication of the second edition of their book. Enter the heart of the sun […]

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The “laughing monk” said not to be discouraged, to continue teaching

BANGKOK (Bangkok Post) – Former activist monk Buddha Isara offered advice to Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto on Monday, after the chuckling monk told subscribers of his live Facebook show that he was being pressured to leave the monastery because of his teaching not conventional dhamma. “Laugh. Don’t cry. Keep on fighting,” the former Abbot of […]

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The pros and cons of using a teaching agency in Thailand

Education in Thailand can be a very rewarding experience. From learning all about Thai culture to helping children learn, making a career as an educator here is a noble deed. The road to getting a job in Thailand can be traveled in 2 main ways. Some expats use an agency to get hired at a […]

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Newsom launches council to focus on teaching California students about the Holocaust

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – California Governor Gavin Newsom launched the Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education to help students and teachers “recognize and respond to instances of anti-Semitism and fanaticism on campus ”. The council will develop a bureau of volunteer speakers, which could involve Holocaust survivors, to guide lessons on the genocide, as […]

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Korea needs a diverse teaching workforce

Teaching as a profession occupies a special place in modern Korean history of rapid economic and social development. During the 1950s and 1960s, many elite young people from diverse backgrounds and talents joined the patriotic call to teach in public schools across the country. In the aftermath of the Korean War (1950-1953), which wreaked havoc […]

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Lexham Press to launch FatCat line of children’s books teaching Christian basics

BELLINGHAM, Washing. – In early 2022, Lexham Press will publish its first children’s books, launching the FatCat series. The first title, The Symbol of the Apostles: For all the children of God, will be released in February 2022. This colorful illustrated book inspires children to understand and rejoice in the church’s ancient confession of faith. […]

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Buddhist Studies Teachers Launch New Project “Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies”

“Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies” will be conducted under the guidance of Drs. Adeana McNicholl and Ann Gleig in 2021, developing a new set of educational resources to design and teach Buddhist studies courses that address race and racism. Dr Adeana McNicholl (left) and Dr Ann Gleig (right). Two teachers of Buddhist studies, […]

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Steal These Ideas: The New York Times Teaching Project Curriculum 2020-21

A year ago, The Learning Network fulfilled a long-held dream and welcomed 60 educators into the very first cohort of the New York Times Teaching Project. Now that the members of this group are officially alumni, and we’ve welcomed a new cohort of 40, we want to highlight just a fraction of the work they’ve […]

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Science, non-science and nonsense: learning to differentiate the three

Michael Zimmerman Michael Zimmerman is the founder and executive director of The Clergy Letter Project, an organization designed to demonstrate that religious leaders are fully at ease with their faith and science, earned a doctorate. in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. He has worked as a professor of biology and senior academic administrator […]

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Sarcasm and humiliation have no place in education | Letters

Joan Bakewell’s response to a prominent tutor’s negative comments resonates strongly with me (A Moment That Changed Me: My Teacher Called My Homework Bullshit – And Totally Destroyed Me, September 8). As an undergraduate at a prestigious university in the mid-1950s, I also experienced scathing sarcasm from a professor. Unlike Joan, I didn’t have the […]

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The Key Podcast | Ep. 58: Teaching and learning in (another) fluid fall

Most of us had hoped for a lot more stability this fall, but here we are. For those of you involved in teaching and learning at your colleges and universities, this means continuing to live in this sometimes uncomfortable space that you have inhabited for the past 18 months: will my class have to go […]

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Jill Biden returns to teaching in person

WASHINGTON – Jill Biden, the first lady, quietly started another school year as an English teacher on Tuesday, returning to the physical classroom after a year of distance learning. Dr Biden, with a doctorate in educational leadership, teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College, where she taught full-time as a second lady throughout the Obama […]

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Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold”

Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold” By Walter Hesford For years I have taught the Bible as literature. It was a staple in the English department. It was believed that English majors should have some familiarity with the most widely read and influential book in Western literary tradition. The course […]

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5 books on teachers and teaching

September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India. This day is celebrated to remember the contribution of teachers, mentors and guides in our lives. Words will never be enough to thank these people for shaping our thoughts and careers, but a few books have done an incredible job of capturing this important connection. Metrolife […]

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Teaching evolution during a pandemic

The evolution of teaching can be difficult under normal circumstances. How’s it going during a pandemic? Bertha Vazquez is our guest and she directs the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES). She sat down and talked about running a classroom and the evolution of teaching. We also had the opportunity to discover Richard Dawkins’ book, […]

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What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?

A recurring question regarding women in the church looks like this: “What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?” The follow-up question is usually, “And what does this mean for us now?” “ Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels. Used with permission. But let’s start with some definitions: Education: Convey the truth […]

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Shah Rukh Khan Teaching Journalism to a Journalist Is the Sassyest Thing You’ll See on the Internet Today

When Shah Rukh Khan gave a young journalist advice on journalism (Photo credit: Instagram) Shah Rukh Khan is the “king of romance,” but he’s also the king of witty and sassy responses. Time and time again, he’s proven himself to be the MVP in his media dealings and that’s why his interviews are all the […]

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REL and teaching through the rearview mirror

In the 21st century, technologies are changing the landscape of industry and society at a rate never before documented. Do our classes keep pace? I remember teaching communications technology in 1972 on the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois. We felt the world was changing pretty quickly. Students lined up to punch computer cards […]

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Teaching Mathematics Using Critical Race Theory (Part II)

We discussed the teacher workbook, available online, titled A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction: Dismantling Racism in Mathematics Instruction. You might be wondering what the difference is between racist math and anti-racist math? Here are some of the signs of white supremacy in math education, according to the book, along with my comments in parentheses: […]

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Michael Powell Recognized by University of Tasmania for Excellence in Teaching | Examiner

community, Michael Powell could often be seen pacing around a University of Tasmania classroom as he dissected the intricacies of human history and classical literature to his students. The pace may have been off-putting for some students, but for Mr. Powell, in his own words, it was the only way for him to “hear” what […]

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Teaching Mathematics According to Critical Race Theory (Part I)

Yesterday we blogged about the alleged characteristics of white supremacy according to a manual for teachers on how to integrate critical race theory into math education. Today and tomorrow, I would like us to consider how, according to the book, teachers should do this. This book, available online, is called A Pathway to Equitable Math […]

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Saudi Arabia understands the importance of teaching tolerance

It is not Sweden but Saudi Arabia that is attracting attention these days for introducing measures that would make its society and country inclusive of different religions. One could hardly suggest a better way to bring reforms in a country known for decades to export the Wahhabi version of Islam, often feared for its intolerance […]

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Bible teaching on the sacrament of confirmation

From my volume above (see book and purchase information), pp. 144-148. Bible Verses KJV. ***** Descent of the Holy Spirit on people 89-1. Does God the Father send the Holy Spirit? Luke 11:13 So if you, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your heavenly Father give […]

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The tragedy behind my teaching job

Editor’s note: I read this with amazement and great interest, and I think you will too. With amazement, because I kind of always thought that such a fine scholar as Bart Ehrman wouldn’t have luck, let alone tragedy, as major factors in his academic success. With great interest, because he is such an expressive writer […]

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The Buddha always teaches

The real Buddha is not limited to the body or mind of a particular person who has lived a long time ago. It is present today, says Jack Kornfield, in teachers who show the way to timeless freedom. The preaching of Buddha. Hand roller, circa 8th century. Courtesy of the Met. The teachings of the […]

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Teaching the Australian truth is an opportunity for all young people | Hayley McQuire

IIn April, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority announced public consultations on the National Curriculum Review on how First Nations peoples experienced British colonization and terra nullius as an invasion that negated their occupation of the country and place. So why is the proposed change so important? Because Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth […]

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Dalai Lama teaches young Tibetans

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMHALA, June 3: Leading Tibetan spiritual leader and Buddhist figure, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on Wednesday concluded a two-day teaching on Je Tsongkhapa’s “Fate Complete” to young Tibetans, where he reiterated his message of compassion and warmth. The Tibetan leader who led the online sessions said, “If you practice love and […]

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Christians linked to LCMS accused of teaching the Bible

Last year I wrote on a blog about how a Finnish pastor and a lay member of the Finnish parliament were being investigated by authorities for teaching what the Bible says about homosexuality. Now prosecutors have made a decision to bring criminal charges against them and bring them to justice. And lest we think that […]

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Buddha Purnima 2021: Teachings of Buddha

Buddha Purnima 2021: It is one of the main festivals celebrated during the month of Vaishak and marks the anniversary of the birth of Siddhartha Gautama. He later became known as Lord Buddha. He believed that on this day he attained enlightenment. Buddha Purnima falls on a full moon night mainly between April and May. […]

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Teaching the Trinity to Young Children

Critics of infant baptism say very young children cannot have faith. They don’t know anything about God. They don’t know how to reason. They can’t make a decision for Christ. We Lutherans and other advocates of infant baptism say that they too can have faith! Just as they live in dependence and trust on their […]

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Top Universities Teach Shoemaking in USA

The oldest known shoes were found in Fort Rock Cave in Oregon in 1938. They were made from sagebrush bark in 7000 or 8000 BC. Since then, shoemaking methods have changed dramatically.And shoes aren’t just a necessity anymore – they’ve become a style statement. And many are willing to spend money on exceptional shoes. Would […]

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Here’s why Hindus are outraged

In January, New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky introduced a bill in the New York Senate that would require New York State schools to teach the “swastika,” a symbol of good. auspicious and sacred for dharmic religions like Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, as an example of a symbol of hatred. The bill titled ‘Senate Bill […]

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Dalai Lama gives online teaching to Korean Buddhists

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, January 5: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama began teaching the Heart Sutra online at the request of Korean Buddhists on Tuesday from his residence in Dharamsala, India. The Nobel laureate discussed the commonalities between Buddhism and quantum physics, noting the ancient historical connection between India and Tibet through […]

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McMindfulness: how capitalism has hijacked the Buddhist teaching of mindfulness

Originally published in 2019. Over the past two decades, mindfulness meditation in the West has gone from a marginal practice to a mainstream phenomenon. Its promise, as sold to us in countless books and apps, is seductive: it’s a simple technique to calm down and be more present. It is touted as a panacea for […]

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The manga monk: teaching Buddhism through comics

NYUZEN, Toyama Prefecture–Buddhist priest Yoshiyuki Kondo offers his own brand of enlightenment through a the manga comic series he created after his own life took a rough turn. Kondo, a former schoolteacher, said he hopes the series titled “Yankee to Jushoku” (Bad Boy and Chief Priest) will help others find wisdom when they encounter upheaval […]

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Teaching online during the COVID crisis: what we have learned

Last spring semester marked a heroic response to the coronavirus that has caused a sea change in the way much of higher education is delivered – a change that will continue to influence the way learning is accessed at from now. So what have we learned? Above all, we have learned that we need to […]

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Dalai Lama begins three-day online teaching for Russian Buddhists – Buddhistdoor Global

His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the virtual audience. Photo of Ven. Tenzin Jamphel. From dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama started a three-day teaching on Nagarjuna Commentary on the awakening of the spirit (Skt: Bodhichitta Vivarana; Tib: Changchub Semdrel) on November 5, at the request of Russian Buddhists, via video link from his residence […]

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Mix agriculture, education and zen

Mike Barreda hosts the Zen Delaplane group on Saturday mornings in the old Blue Ridge Farm pigsty. He runs a cattle farm near Upperville, teaches at a local private school, and mediates weekly with a handful of Zen practitioners. In constant search of “meaning” through work and personal activities, Mike Barreda remains committed. “I’ve always […]

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University Announces 2020 Winners of Quantrell and Graduate Teaching Awards

“Someone once told me that being a faculty member means committing to doing things that you’re not quite qualified to do yet,” Chong says. “Doing research means tackling areas that you will need to learn more about and build your confidence in.” Chong makes daunting concepts accessible by providing students with multiple points of engagement: […]

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Susy Powlesland obituary | Education

My friend Susy Powlesland, who died at the age of 90, was a radical pedagogue. With her husband, John, she established the Kirkdale Alternative School in south London in the mid-1960s. The school adhered to the principles of self-sufficiency, equality and creative learning, focusing on individual interests of each child. It ran for over a […]

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The Dalai Lama returns to public teaching with a two-day global webcast – Buddhistdoor Global

Precious Garland of Nagarjuna on Sunday. Photo by Ven Tenzin Jamphel. At tibet.net”/>His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks on the second day of his teaching on Nagarjuna Precious Garland on Sunday. Photo by Ven Tenzin Jamphel. At tibet.net After a four-month hiatus from all public engagements due to the COVID-19* pandemic, His Holiness the Dalai […]

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This Kyoto Zen Buddhist Temple Teaches Zazen Meditation Online

Quarantine and self-isolation are taking their toll and the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is worrying even the best of us. If you’re looking to calm your mind and relieve stress, the Taizo-in Zen Buddhist Temple in Kyoto shares some Zazen meditation techniques you can practice at home. This informative and engaging video is […]

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Educational clip removed after Maha Nikaya sect protests

The Ministry of Education has removed a video questioning the authenticity of the Maha Nikaya monks. Facebook The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on Wednesday decided to remove a video clip posted by Professor Long Sarin which compared the two dominant sects of Buddhism in Cambodia – Maha Nikaya and Dhammayuttika. In the video, […]

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How professors changed their teaching during this spring’s shift to remote learning

It will be some time before we know the full impact of the COVID-19-induced shift to distance learning this spring – how it has altered the arc of students’ college careers, for example, or affected the extent and nature of their learning. But now we have some early data on how it reshaped instructor teaching […]

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Uju Anya Receives College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania – Although the coronavirus pandemic has caused the cancellation of in-person events such as the College of Education’s annual appreciation and awards luncheon, the awards have been announced and the winners are still very popular. appreciated. Faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to their fields have been selected through […]

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Teaching and learning after COVID-19

How will the COVID-19 pandemic change the future of teaching and learning? To answer this question, we must first recognize some difficult truths. At this point, we do not know to what extent COVID-19 will cause a certain proportion of colleges and universities to close or merge. The most vulnerable institutions dependent on tuition fees, […]

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Keep Teaching: 7 Tips for Switching to Online Teaching

As University of Mississippi professors convert their classes to online learning platforms, two of the university’s most experienced online professors say their best advice is for educators to breathe, think of their students, and take things one technology at a time. Photo by Adobe Stock OXFORD, Mississippi — As everyone adjusts to a new normal […]

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Buddhism: principles of the teaching of Buddhism

Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, born in the 5th century BC in what is today Nepal and northern India. He was called “the Buddha”, which means “awakened”, after experiencing a deep awareness of the nature of life, death and existence. In English, the Buddha is said to be enlightened, […]