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Category Archives: education as justice

Acting, Not Just Agreeing

Have you felt overwhelmed not only by the pandemic but also current events brought on in and as a result of COVID-19? As teachers who follow the Master Teacher, how do we respond in the face of inequality or injustice? The answer is not so different from our goals for student learning—We don’t stop at understanding but move forward by putting truth into practice.

September 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Just Relationships In and Out of the Classroom

“Giving up is not an option because relationships don’t go away.” And so, Cheryl Woelk tells us how to persevere by sharing principles for enacting Restorative Justice in Education in the classroom.

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Education Confronts Injustice

What’s it like to be a refugee? Jen Underwood tells us and then shows how education is justice for them.

July 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Empowering the Buffalo

“Woman is a buffalo, only man is human.” Beginning with this Thai saying and working her way toward intentional teaching, Pam Barger shares personal experiences and learning that have shaped her understanding of education of justice.

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Education as a Wealth-building Strategy is Bankrupt

We’re still talking about education as justice. In this post Kimberly Todd talks about justice as the purpose of education and our purpose as educators who follow the Master Teacher.

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

5000 Books

The Eileen Smith Liu Pan Shan Book Project recently donated its 5000th book. Five thousand books may not seem like a lot until you consider where they have gone.

June 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

5 Reasons to Watch Your Screen Time (with Tips)

This week’s post from our Chinese blog advocates for school children in China by talking to their teachers/parents about screen time.

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Ways to Make Healthy Fun

On our Chinese blog, we’re trying to make peace between children and their teachers/parents, from a variety of perspectives, including diet and exercise.

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

4 Ways to Teach Boundaries

How can children know what is right if they haven’t been taught where the lines are? This post from LEAPAsia’s WeChat page advocates for school children in China by giving teachers/parents ideas about how to teach boundaries.

May 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Harmony in Boundaries

Harmony is an important value in Chinese culture. In this post from LEAPAsia’s blog in China, we use it to help make peace between parents/teachers and children.

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tearing down Walls

Following up on the last few posts and the past week’s Sore Knees Challenge, today we begin a quest to learn what this means: “I love mercy not sacrifice.”

May 11, 2016 · 2 Comments



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