Teacher Maja Wilson discusses how American education encouarges conformity in her new book, Rethinking Rubrics. "If our goal is to help students form, discover, and communicate their thoughts in creative, satisfying, and surprising ways," she says, "then why do we persist teaching and assessing them as if ranking and standardization is our main goal?"
Imagine passing through moments of “death” over and over again as men and women of all races, young and old, during war and peace, in ancient history and more recent decades, sincerely engaging with the narratives through the senses, activating the neurology and physiology of the positive states of release and relief throughout.
2017 Wonderland Book Award nominee Jennifer Robin is a treasure of the Portland underground. Her work captures a menagerie of 21st century American characters, many of whom seem archetypal. In this interview, we discuss her books Death Confetti and Earthquakes in Candyland, changing Portland, and Facebook as a platform for artists.
Ralph White is a pioneer in the consciousness movement, and author of the compelling new memoir, “The Jeweled Highway: On the Quest for a Life of Meaning.” Read on to learn more about the search for meaning and the culturally transformative work that has resulted from the Quest.