Our faculty member Michael Fisher just published an article on the website of the Greater Good Science Center at UC-Berkeley. He describes how Trump's election tested our abilities for compassion and ultimately led us to some of the most powerful emergent curriculum of our first year:
How One School is Teaching Empathy After the Election
By Michael Fisher
I teach at the Millennium School, a new independent middle school located in the heart of San Francisco. Mindfulness and compassion are essential parts of our curriculum.
Yet on November 9th—the day after the presidential election—the sixth-grade classroom I walked into was anything but calm or kind.
Read the full article here