Episode #1: Jack Miller
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Episode 1 features Jack Miller, a professor of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Considered by many to be the most prominent voice in holistic education, Jack Miller’s work has helped spread holistic practices to countries around the world. In this podcast, Jack and host Ba Luvmour renew their long acquaintanceship, sharing laughter and insight.
This episode’s highlights include:
- Jack’s success in bringing the self-reflective, non-sectarian, spiritual practice to Holistic Education Teacher Training.
- How life in the frozen North leads to Holistic Education insights.
- How personal tragedy leads to great creativity.
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Jack Miller is a professor of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto. Learn more about his research.
Jack has recently given talks in Oslo and Bangkok on Holistic Education. He is currently co-editing the International Handbook on Holistic Education (Routledge). Check out Jack’s Amazon author page here.
His most recent book: Love and Compassion: Exploring their Role in Education. Love and Compassion is both a practical and conceptual work, and will interest those involved in the study and practise of holistic and contemplative education. In addition to the seven dimensions of love, Miller’s evaluation includes nonviolent action, the love of beauty, and how they are crucial to the practise of teaching.