Time Outs, Strong Emotions & Needing Space: Lessons from a Buddhist Preschool

December 16, 2020
Deborah McNamara offers her experiences applying the Principles of Contemplative Parenting shared by Alaya Preschool in Boulder, Colorado.

How to Hold a Debate

April 16, 2020
Debate is a way of reflecting and contemplating teachings, allowing students to look at a topic from different angles and with that deepen their understanding.

Short Film Project for Lhomon Education Students

March 27, 2020
Lhomon Education students made several short educational videos as part of their studies. The film project is a learning opportunity for students to think creatively, to have fun, to act and to work as a team. Watch their videos below.

5 Buddhist Podcasts for Teens and Young Adults

October 21, 2019
5 podcasts for teens and young adults.

Middle Way School’s Communications Charter

March 22, 2019
Practical tips for organizational communications from Middle Way School's core team.

6 Points of Mindful Speaking and Listening (Part 2)

June 21, 2018
A power point presentation that guides students to engage in graffiti notes (notes in pictures, symbols, words, phrases) and other activities.

Sharpening the Mind Through Logic Analysis

June 21, 2018
This lesson plan is based on the Japanese learning practices of traditional debate strategy, developing logical thinking, and experiencing non-duality.

6 Points of Mindful Speaking and Listening (Part 1)

June 11, 2018
Exercises, PP and lesson to introduce children to practice of Mindful Speaking and Listening based on Chogyam Trungpa's 6 Points of Mindful Speech.

5 Questions to Always Ask in Difficult Situations

April 25, 2018
Advice for how to communicate with children when negativity arises.