In this week’s book club discussion of Helen Czerski’s Storm in a Teacup, we consider the importance of time, speed, and certain substances we’d rather not mention.
Today we knock around with gas molecules and imagine flights of fancy with Gerhard Zucker’s rocket post mail delivery in our first book club discussion of Storm in a Teacup.
Join us beginning November 1 for a “romp through the physical world” in our upcoming book club on Helen Czerski’s Storm In A Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life.
Math can be beautiful, especially with tigers and elephants and gold. Join us as we read ‘One Grain of Rice’ with Megan Willome as our guide. Plus, get more great math title recommendations!
Literacy starts with children’s books. Join the inaugural edition of our children’s book club as we read ‘The Buffalo Storm’ with Megan Willome as our guide.
Can taking the classroom outside help students learn? Richard Louv says yes in our final discussion of Last Child in the Woods.
In this week’s discussion of Last Child in the Woods we consider the way fear removes us from nature, and how a desire to protect nature can contribute to that fear.
In Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv makes the case for the importance of interaction with nature on our physical and emotional well-being.
Join us for our upcoming book club on Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder.
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
This month we’re reading The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris together. Join us for a conversation about wishes and curses and, of course, swans (and maybe write a poem to the fairy tale).
Join us during National Poetry Month 2017 to read The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris and write poems to the fairy tale together.
Curiosity may have killed that one cat, but it’s likely more vital than dangerous. Our new book club explores Ian Leslie’s Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends
In our final discussion of Dark Times Filled with Light, we look at Juan Gelman’s masterful manipulation of language and the challenges of translation.
Juan Gelman’s poems express both the power and impotence to effect change, all the while making clear poetry is not for the faint of heart.
In our first book club discussion of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled with Light we consider our awakening to the world beyond our front door.
We announce our upcoming book club, reading together the poems of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled With Light, taking to heart his encouragement to “find room in one another, humans.”
Our discussion of The Art of Stillness concludes with the suggestion to find a “second house in the week, ” a pause in our busy world of movement and connection.
The thought of being alone can feel daunting if for no other reason, because we are not, really. When we are alone, we are still with ourselves. Our book club discussion of The Art of Stillness continues.
We begin our book club discussion of Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness with the most simple and yet most difficult thing silence might ask of us: be still.