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Why Silence is so Good For Us

Here are four science-backed ways that silence is good for your brain -- and how making time for it can make you feel less stressed, more focused and more creative. Read more at Daily Good.


What is Contemplative Pedagogy?

"...the use of contemplative/introspective practices and perspectives to create active learning and research environments that look deeply into experience and meaning for all in service of a more just and compassionate society."

-From the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society


UMass Faculty Receive Grant for Contemplative Pedagogy

July 2014

Find out about UMass and the $5,000 grant from the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. The grant supported the use of contemplative practices in course design and teaching.

A monthly Working Group has continued the work of embedding contemplative practices into curriculum at UMass. Contact Brian Baldi at the UMass Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development for more information

More here: CTFD and CESL Awarded Grant for Contemplative Pedagogy

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