Evolving Educational Systems

We are living in revolutionary times when it comes to education.   More and more, people are turning to the internet for their learning, and before too long I expect our entire educational system will be turned on its head because of “non-traditional” offerings. Even if the educational norms aren’t turned completely upside down, new models […]

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Learning English in Japan

As I sit down today to write my blog post I am thinking of the people of Japan. I find it hard to focus on much other than the staggering news reports about the destruction of the massive earthquake and tsunami, which was strong enough to shift the earth’s axis, causing the planet to spin a […]

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When Dialogue Isn’t Possible

There are so many great examples in the latest issue of Voices in Dialogue about how Dialogue Education™ is uniquely suited to peace building efforts, from negotiating conflict between divorcing couples to crafting a peace treaty between rebel groups and the military in the Philippines. Dialogue is a powerful tool for achieving authentic and lasting […]

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Flash Mobs, Synchrony & Cooperation

If you’re not one of the 12,188,045 people (at press time) who’ve watched the Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus, take the just-under-5 minutes right now to check it out.I was moved to tears by this video, not because I’m particularly religious (I’m not) or because I’m in the holiday spirit (ditto), but because […]

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