Category Archives: Community Building

Graduating Student Presentations at the Fall 2017 Residency

A Recipe for Motivation, with Graduating Student Katherine Valenzuela. There is a gap between the understanding of nutrition and the utilization of this knowledge for athletic motivation. This presentation looks into this gap, or many gaps, making connections that can … Continue reading

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The Medicine of Music, Plants, Nursing, Writing, and Translation: Goddard Students’ Workshops at the Fall 2017 Residency

Call and Response – Finding the Music Inside Us, with IMA returning student, Tim Simmons. From our very beginnings, music has been part of what define us as humans. We sing and dance to express our joy and our sadness. … Continue reading

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Learning That Reveals Itself in the Everyday and in Community: Joe Mason on Studying Sustainability

How to engage in education that reveals itself in the the everyday and over time? Listen to what Joe Mason, a Social Innovation and Sustainability student, has to say about this process in his studies and community. These videos are … Continue reading

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The Magical Mystery Tour Features Teaching Transformation

The Magical Mystery Tour, a radio show on Goddard College’s WDGR, recently hosted GGI faculty members Lise Weil, Sarah Van Hoy, Katt Lissard, Lori Wynters, and Karen Campbell in discussing our first book on how we teach in GGI, Teaching … Continue reading

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Can Writing Save Your Life?: GGI Faculty Featured in Saturday Evening Post

“What is it about expressive writing that heals us so dramatically? Why have our ancestors down through the ages turned to diaries, journals, and letter writing as sources of solace and self-understanding?” Mark Matousek asks in his article, “Can Writing … Continue reading

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Student Workshops from the 2017 Spring Residency: A Sampling

Embodied Plant Medicine, with Returning Student Stefania Patinella. Healers and medicine people across history and culture have used direct, embodied communication with plants to tap into the powerful medicine they hold for the human body, mind and spirit. In this … Continue reading

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Guest Scholar Pamela Booker on Eco-Meditations and “Where’s Your Tree?”

Pamela Booker, MFA, our visiting scholar for the spring 2017 residency, is an author, educator, performance artist, and Lambda Literary Awards Finalist as well as an urban growing-sustainability enthusiast, Reiki healer and herbalist. Last past fall, she was co-plenary speaker … Continue reading

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