Category Archives: Progressive Education

The Radical Edge of the Low-Residencey Model: Faculty Present at NEA Higher Education Conference

Katt Lissard and Karen Campbell, faculty members in the IMA/SBC/HAS programs, recently presented a workshop at the NEA (National Education Association) Higher Education conference in St. Louis in mid-March. Their workshop — “The Low-Residency Model and the Radical Edge From … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Residency Theme is Place

The theme for the Spring 2013 HAS/IMA/SBC residency is “Place.” Words and images in the residency schedule, and posted throughout campus and on our Worlds of Change blog reflect the myriad ways that HAS, IMA, and SBC students and faculty … Continue reading

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Scenes From a Residency

The IMA residency ended in the stillness and quiet of heavily-falling snow after all residency activities were suspended on Thursday due to the approaching storm. While many students and faculty stayed over last night for a snowy slumber party of … Continue reading

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Windhovers, Whole Truths & The World of Tomorrow: Ruth Farmer’s Commencement Address

Ruth Farmer began her commencement talk by reciting Gerald Manley Hopkins’ “The Windhover,” and then telling us what these words by this Victorian-era poet have to do with our lives today. I learned this poem by heart ten or more … Continue reading

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Watch Danielle Boutet Discuss Knowledge that Matters and Connects

As I walked through the cafeteria this morning, I heard the buzz from one table to the next. “There is no knowledge without the knowledge of knowledge,” one of the students was telling her friend, quoting Danielle Boutet quoting Edgar Morin. … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ruth Farmer

IMA director Ruth Farmer is featured in an interview with Susan Moul, IMA graduate and co-founder of The Magazine of Yoga. Come visit the site and read Part 1 of the interview here. Ruth tells us of IMA students, “Those … Continue reading

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Hybrid Arts Learning at Goddard for Tiffany Beard

Tiffany Beard, a first semester student in the Transformative Language Arts concentration, just started a blog and wrote an article for examiner.com in Washington, D.C. entitled “Hybrid Arts Learning Found At Goddard College.” Here’s a photo of Tiffany at the … 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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Ruth Farmer: Engaged Education

>Ruth Farmer, IMA Interim Director, has a long background in education. As she writes of her background in her Goddard profile: “My activism took root in North Carolina during the turbulent, liminal 50’s and 60’s. Fighting for social change and … Continue reading

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