Friday, July 23, 2010

Wellspring Featured in Education Revolution Magazine

Check out the article (starting on page 9) by Wellspring parent Kelly Coyle DiNorcia, and photography (including the front cover!) by Parvathi Kumar!

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Friday, July 9, 2010

Every Teacher a Peace Teacher

There is a fantastic article in Yes! Magazine about the teaching of peace in schools:


We are neglecting to teach our students the most fundamental and urgent lesson: how to make peace in the world around them. And by forgetting to do so, we are promoting violence. As my friend and fellow peace educator Colman McCarthy once said, “If we don’t teach our children peace, someone else will teach them violence.’’
Read the whole thing here.