Category Archives: Child & Human Development

Movement as Prayer, Collective Medicine, Rethinking Parenthood, Healing Stories, Midwifery and More: Health Arts & Sciences Recent Graduates

The Collision, with HAS graduating student Raymond Christopher Dell. My presentation demonstrates the theory behind traditional acting techniques and where the status quo of developing a character often fails. I will discuss the traditional Stanislavsky based acting approaches, and then … Continue reading

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Graduating Students Workshops at the Fall 2012 Residency

Take a look at what our graduating students in the Sustainable Business & Communities (SBC), Health Arts & Sciences (HAS), and Individualized MA (IMA) program did during their time here, and get a better idea of what possible with your … Continue reading

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“Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s”: Essay by Goddard Faculty Appears in YES Magazine

IMA faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s essay on raising her son, who has asperger’s syndrome, recently appeared in Yes Magazine. “Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s,” first appeared in My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human … Continue reading

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Unhiding the Life of the Adopted Child with Graduate Karl Stenske

Karl Stenske would be the first to tell you he loves his adoptive parents, they’ve provided him with a good upbringing and a good life. But for years he sensed something was amiss. It wasn’t until he began the Individualized … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations: Embodied Movement, Identity, Progressive Education, Moral Medicine, the Early Republic, Place & More

While some graduating presentations have been and will elaborated upon in other posts, here’s a listing of others that made for a fabulously integrating and interdisciplinary weekend for our new graduates: Myth  of  Unification:  The Birth  of  the  Early Republic  and  the  … Continue reading

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Truthseekers, Wake Up!: Eric Dalke & Recovering Our Knowledge

“For as long as he can remember, Eric Dalke has been trying to figure out why the voice floating inside his own skull has sounded far more knowledgeable and kind than the condescending sounds leaping out at him from the … Continue reading

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ADHD, Media Literacy, Jung & Embodiment: Graduating Presentations at the Upcoming Residency

At the upcoming IMA residency Feb. 18-25, our graduating student is small but mighty, covering everything from what it means to be human to media literacy for children to ADHD Coaching to the Jung and the problem of evil. Here … Continue reading

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Media Literacy For Teens & Kids: Changing Communities, Changing Lives

In recent years, two of our students have shared with us astonishing work on media literarcy: Cara Lisa Powers, who graduated several years ago and focuses on working with teens, and Mary Rothschild, currently in her final semester and focusing … Continue reading

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Helping Teens Empower Themselves Wherever She Lands: Heather Davis

>When Heather Davis was in the Individualized MA program (Transformative Language Arts concentration), she focused on how spoken word performance and writing could help at-risk teens find their feet and walk toward better lives. She didn’t realize at the time … Continue reading

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Healthy Media Choices, Families and Stories: Mary Rothschild

>When Mary Rothschild was seven, television entered her home, and her family’s life changed on a dime. “On a very visceral level, I had a very direct impression of my father turning away from us and toward the television. Even … Continue reading

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