無爲

“It would be better doing nothing than to interfere with the system of relations that exist.” – Alan Watts     Wu wei  (無爲) is a concept literally meaning non-action, non-doing or non-forcing. Wu wei emerged in the Spring and Autumn period to become an important concept in both Taoism and Chinese statecraft.   In the […]

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Your Life is Not a Journey

“The existence, the physical universe is basically playful. There is no necessity for it whatsoever. It isn’t going anywhere. That is to say, it doesn’t have some destination that it ought to arrive at. But that it is best understood by the analogy with music. Because music, as an art form is essentially playful. We say, […]

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Order, Chaos, & The Learning Pit

 “In all chaos, there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.”                                        Carl G. Jung The Learning Pit is a celebrated way to help develop challenge, resilience and a #GrowthMindset. This animation helps to explain exactly how to use it […]

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Alan Watts- It’s Starts Now

Below is an inspiring and profound speech from the late Alan Watts on the transformation of human consciousness. Speech from “Not what should be, but what is” by Alan Watts, courtesy of  http://www.alanwatts.org/ Lectures may be purchased from http://www.alanwatts.org/collections.php Music written by Barry Gilbey. Copyright Hodo Music http://www.barrygilbey.com/ 

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Bridging the Digital Divide

We live in a digital world, but we’re fairly analog creatures. -Omar Ahmad Just think about the five most important technology trends of the 21st century: search, smartphones, mobile operating systems, media, and the cloud. Now think about whether or not any if of those trends made it into your school? Perhaps, if you’re lucky, […]

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