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  • 1. Educating for HumanityEducating for Humanity Educating for Humanity II: Excellence in Teaching PracticeEducating for Humanity II: Excellence in Teaching Practice www.hol.eduwww.hol.edu

2. Key Factors education:Key Factors education: StudentsStudents TeachersTeachers EarthEarth 3. Students should be educated in:Students should be educated in: SelfSelf CommunityCommunity EarthEarth SpiritSpirit 4. Teachers prepare them forTeachers prepare them for Their place in societyTheir place in society Their function in their communityTheir function in their community Their passionsTheir passions The causes and effects in the environmentThe causes and effects in the environment Building and exploring differentBuilding and exploring different relationshipsrelationships 5. Students: OneselfStudents: Oneself Making choicesMaking choices What kind of educationWhat kind of education What teacher theyWhat teacher they wantwant Group WorkGroup Work What role do they playWhat role do they play ExpressionExpression Students needs to beStudents needs to be heardheard 6. The Importance of TeachersThe Importance of Teachers Share oneself with studentsShare oneself with students AuthenticityAuthenticity Personal growth and developmentPersonal growth and development Connect to studentsConnect to students Collaboration with othersCollaboration with others 7. Teachers: GrowthTeachers: Growth Team collaborationTeam collaboration Life long learningLife long learning Feel of accomplishment and appreciate forFeel of accomplishment and appreciate for going beyond the teaching degreegoing beyond the teaching degree Take pride in their workTake pride in their work Use their passion to engage with studentsUse their passion to engage with students and communityand community 8. Spirit in Education:Spirit in Education: Students and TeachersStudents and Teachers Nurturing of the inner lifeNurturing of the inner life Find deeper purpose and meaningFind deeper purpose and meaning Building an inclusive community of learningBuilding an inclusive community of learning togethertogether 9. The Spiritual RealmThe Spiritual Realm Teachers a facilitators aid students allowTeachers a facilitators aid students allow help students:help students: FindFind EvokeEvoke UncoverUncover To find their personal meaningTo find their personal meaning 10. Spirit Integrated with EducationSpirit Integrated with Education Education is understood in school whenEducation is understood in school when HeartHeart SpiritSpirit CommunityCommunity Are integrated with academicsAre integrated with academics 11. Students Need and UnderstandingStudents Need and Understanding Value of lifeValue of life Mean and purposeMean and purpose WisdomWisdom BeautyBeauty JusticeJustice 12. DiversityDiversity When celebrated studentsWhen celebrated students Are rewarded through collaborationAre rewarded through collaboration Show commitment toShow commitment to Social responsibilitySocial responsibility The natural world around usThe natural world around us Honor and spirit in educationHonor and spirit in education 13. Inner Life of StudentsInner Life of Students Vocabulary development so there areVocabulary development so there are meaningful discussions aboutmeaningful discussions about What is sacredWhat is sacred Spiritual meaningSpiritual meaning Their inner life needs to be woven into theTheir inner life needs to be woven into the curriculumcurriculum 14. Schools, teachers, & studentsSchools, teachers, & students Build a sense of communityBuild a sense of community Encourage diversityEncourage diversity Embrace artsEmbrace arts Celebrate natureCelebrate nature Honor the pastHonor the past Encourage social actionEncourage social action Search for authentic meaningful learningSearch for authentic meaningful learning 15. Social ValuesSocial Values Schools can teachSchools can teach academics with aacademics with a broader context ofbroader context of social valuessocial values A district wideA district wide mandatemandate Bi-weekly classBi-weekly class meetingsmeetings TopicTopic BullyingBullying 16. Building Classroom ClimateBuilding Classroom Climate Creating a mysteryCreating a mystery Maintaining thatMaintaining that mysterymystery Creating acceptanceCreating acceptance Training to ask goodTraining to ask good questionsquestions Open endedOpen ended Building enthusiasmBuilding enthusiasm to find solutionsto find solutions 17. Positive Classroom ClimatePositive Classroom Climate PromotesPromotes CuriosityCuriosity QuestioningQuestioning Eager to learnEager to learn 18. Community: Indirect TeachingCommunity: Indirect Teaching Non-judgmentalNon-judgmental IntegratedIntegrated BelongingBelonging ConnectednessConnectedness