Teacher Stories: Learning in Community

Teacher Stories is a quarterly blog highlighting the experiences of educators practicing creative engagement in New Mexico. Eileen Stapleton has been a Santa Fe Public School teacher for 20 years and a participant in the Academy’s Institute for Teaching programs for the last 10 years. Inspired by her work with the Academy, Eileen partnered with…

Certificate in Learning as a Practice

The Academy for the Love of Learning is excited to announce the launch of the Certificate in Learning as a Practice, a curriculum-based program, which explores how learning can lead to personal transformation and expression of our innate gifts and unique qualities. The Certificate in Learning as a Practice is a new self-paced program based in…

Mind & Life Conversations 2019 Livestream

On October 29th and October 31st, Mind & Life Institute hosted its annual #MindandLifeConversations series featuring the Dalai Lama in conversation with thought leaders in Dharamsala, India. This year’s theme was Conversations on Compassion, Interconnection, and Transformation. On October 31st, Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern moderated a conversation with the Dalai Lama and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a…

Reflecting on The Future of Learning

Thank you for joining us for The Future of Learning Dialogue: Learning in Community featuring writer, political activist, and feminist organizer Gloria Steinem in conversation with Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern and facilitator Tannia Esparza. We had a transformative experience reflecting on learning as a communal human experience and practice. We hope to continue to connect with you…

The Future of Learning

The Academy for the Love of Learning is pleased to announce a new series The Future of Learning Dialogues. The series supports us all in reconnecting to the natural love of learning through conversations with exemplars of the Learning Spirit in Action – including artists, writers, members of indigenous communities, contemplatives, activists, scientists and kids. We…

Seton Shows Nature As More Beautiful and Amazing in 2019 Exhibition

David Witt, Curator of the Academy’s Seton Legacy Project, shares updates from the Ernest Thompson Seton website and an overview of the 2019 Seton exhibition “More Beautiful and Amazing.” Visit the Ernest Thompson Seton website at http://ernestthompsonseton.com/  The 2019 Seton exhibition at the Academy for the Love of Learning features fifteen artists. “More Beautiful and Amazing”…

Lisa Faithorn Talks with Tom Trowbridge of KSFR

KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge speaks with Lisa Faithorn, lead facilitator, about the Academy’s upcoming workshop series Teacher Renewal. Teacher Renewal is a series of three Saturday workshops open to all that work in a school setting where participants are invited to explore their own learning and teaching practices. The series starts on Saturday, September 14th,…

Keepsakes from Bearing Witness

Thank you for joining us at Seton Castle or online for Bearing Witness: The Academy’s Annual Leonard Bernstein Celebration on Sunday, August 25th. We had a moving, thought-provoking experience sharing music, reflection, and contemplation with you all in a communal setting. We’d like to share keepsakes from the concert and encourage you all to continue exploring…

Teacher Stories: Creativity, Hope, and Community

Teacher Stories is a quarterly blog highlighting the experiences of educators practicing creative engagement in New Mexico. Laura Sanchez, First Grade Teacher Atalaya Elementary School in Santa Fe, NM, shares a story of creativity, hope, and community. After visiting her father at a nursing home, Laura felt that space needed more warmth and bright colors….

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