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Articles offer insight, information, and first-person perspectives on Buddhist education, in order to inspire and inform educators and parents. Some are original to Middle Way Education, and others have been submitted by contributors across our global network.

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The Power of Teaching Lineage

September 16, 2020
Who taught you to read or use scissors? Noa Jones, Creative Director of the Middle Way School, on the value of teaching children about lineage, and how to do it in the classroom.

The Need to Belong

July 1, 2020
Reflections on what it means to foster a sense of belonging in children.

My Experience Teaching English in Nepal (Part II)

June 26, 2020
The second in a series of blog posts about my personal experience teaching English at the Maratika Monastery in Nepal.

How can I share the dharma with my kids?

June 26, 2020
Three Buddhist teachers respond to a reader's question about how to share the dharma with children.

Playing With Buddha

June 26, 2020
In this beautiful story from writer Ira Sukrungruang, published by Lion's Roar, he recounts his childhood relationship with his imaginary friend, The Buddha.

5 Ways to Help Children Be Who They Are

June 18, 2020
Through our own practice of genuine relationship with ourselves and others, we as teachers can serve as a pivotal inspiration for genuineness to arise in our students. Here are five specific ways to promote a child’s ability to feel comfortable with who they are.

Family Practice Guidelines

June 18, 2020
Four simple guidelines for practicing as a family.

My Experience Teaching English in Nepal (Part I)

June 3, 2020
The first in a series of blog posts about my personal experience teaching English at the Maratika Monastery in Nepal.

How to Use the Body to End Stress and Tantrums

June 3, 2020
Five tips on how to practice tuning in to the body to manage emotions.
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