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The Winter of Our Contentment: The School of Practical Philosophy Offers Their January Intro Courses for Free

The Winter of Our Contentment: The School of Practical Philosophy Offers Their January Intro Courses for Free

In January, the School of Practical Philosophy will offer free introductory courses at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon and its Upstate location at the former Borden dairy farm in Wallkill.

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A Rundown of Hudson Valley Events

Conversation about immigrants’ rights, musical events, and holiday hubbub—as always, there are so many happenings here in the region to work into to your itinerary. COMMUNITY

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Green Meadow Waldorf School Prioritizes Inclusion and Accessibility

Alongside the core values of holistic education, nature immersion, and creative cultivation, Green Meadow Waldorf School in Westchester is putting a greater focus on accessibility with programs like their open-to-the-public after school programs, sliding tuition, and Forest Preschool.

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Minds in Bloom: Collaborative Learning at The Manitou School

Curious and creative minds flourish in an academic setting where compassion and joy are an integral part of the learning culture.

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Set For Life: At Poughkeepsie Day, Social Intelligence Part of Healthy Education

Poughkeepsie Day works with students and families to help establish fundamental patterns of sleep, nutrition, fitness, and emotional wellness. Each PDS student is offered a range of options everyday at lunch time and taught about the relationship between getting enough sleep and safety, alertness, mood, behavior and ability to learn.

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Mindfulness at Manitou School: Modeling Social-Emotional Learning for the Next Generation

The word Manitou comes from an old Algonquian concept of “spirit”—a fundamental life force emanating from everything. When the Manitou school in Cold Spring opened its doors to students six years ago, they kept the goal of nurturing each child’s joyful energy front and center.

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A Research Ecosystem: Clarkson University's Beacon Institute Unites Experts and Citizen Scientists

Students at Clarkson University study the health of our waters.

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100 Years of Waldorf Education

On the 100th anniversary of the first Waldorf school, a look at the history, principles, and practices of these mindful, child-centric learning institutions.

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Practice & Presence: The School of Practical Philosophy

The secular origins of the School of Practical Philosophy underlie its broad, nonsectarian approach to spirituality and self-development. The school has locations in Manhattan and Wallkill as well as around the globe.

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Innovative On-Farm Programs, Enhanced Tutoring for Dyslexic Students at Poughkeepsie Day School

Since 1934, Poughkeepsie Day School has been providing Hudson Valley students with progressive, creative education, blending the exhilaration of intellectual discovery with a solid foundation of skills and turning out students who are resourceful, community-spirited, self-reliant and caring.

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Poughkeepsie Day Students Head to Sprout Creek Farm for Experiential Learning

Poughkeepsie Day School has a more than 70-year legacy of getting students out into the world to learn from the local industry and engage with the community. These days, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten regularly visit nearby Sprout Creek Farm as part of class programming.

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Homestead School: A Montessori Mecca in Sullivan County

Homestead School, a Montessori school in Glen Spey for kids aged 3-14, celebrates its 40 anniversary. Based on an 85-acre working farm, the school offers students unstructured time, life skills, and hands-on tasks, merged with a curriculum rich in arts, literature, science, and planetary citizenship.

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Middle Way School: Next-Level Education Infused with Ancient Wisdom and Compassion

This New Ulster County Elementary Infuses Early Education with Buddhist Wisdom
The nonprofit Middle Way Education was founded in 2017 with the goal of expanding access to these teachings and creating pathways for traditional Buddhist wisdom and knowledge to enhance modern education for the benefit of current and future generations. The flagship school, in Saugerties, NY, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for students ages 4-8.

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Student-Led Learning at Montgomery Montessori

At PreK-8 school Montgomery Montessori, the four pillars of Montessori education—academic excellence, universal values, global understanding, and service—are brought to vivid life every day. Their approach provides a safe environment for hands-on and child-led learning.

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Poughkeepsie Day School: Living Its Mission

Poughkeepsie Day School, a pre-K-12 private school, offers a progressive education that liberates the mind and ignites passion and purpose, in order to provide the world with the agile, resourceful, self-directed, community-oriented citizens it most needs.

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Poughkeepsie Day School: Attending to the Social Aspects of Education

Poughkeepsie Day School is a well-known progressive school in the Hudson Valley region serving 235 students, from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.

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Drawing and Painting with Stephen Lewis

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