Dr. David Sadker-"Western Research to Eastern Chakras
-- Opening the Door to More Effective Teaching"
PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION,
Friday, October 24, 2003,
Center for Innovative Technology, 1:00pm-4:00pm
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, VA 20170
Overview of Seminar:
"Through role play and interactive activities, the research on effective and equitable teaching strategies is brought to life. In addition to western research, the role of chakras is explored, and participants are encouraged to apply eastern insights to designing more meaningful learning."
About the Presenter:
David Sadker is a professor of Education at American University, Washington, DC. Dr. Sadker and his late wife Myra Sadker gained a national reputation for work in confronting gender bias and sexual harassment. Sadker has authored several books and many more scholarly articles on gender and other educational issues in the classroom, including ongoing editions of Teachers, Schools and Society ( 6th edition, 2003), Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls (1995), and Teachers Make the Difference (Harper & Row, 1982).
Sadker lectures and conducts workshops on equity in the organization, analysis of teaching and supervision, curriculum development, teacher training and educational equity to a variety of educators and organizations, including state departments of education, colleges and universities, local school systems, independent schools, and private corporations. His professional presentations have spanned 46 states, Canada, Hungary, and Austria.
Sadker is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Harvard University and City College of New York. He also received the honorary Doctor of Letters from Gallaudet University and Pine Manor College. He is a recent recipient of the Gender Equity Architect Award, presented by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
For more detailed information on David Sadker, please visit his web site at: www.american.edu/sadker, where you can also download selected articles and publications and view selected videos of Sadker discussing his work and research.
We invite you to visit some of the links below to become more familiar with the Chakra System.
An excellent site. Provides an overview of the chakras or energy centers and their channels with diagrams.
An excellent site. Compares other similar systems to the Chakra system -- Taoist, Kabbalistic Sefirot, Platonic, and Teutonic.
An overview of the chakra system and how they relate to the development of human talents.
A basic overview of the 7 chakras.
An explanation of the chakras and their role in understanding the interactions between the body and the consciousness within.
An overview of the Chakra system.
An overview of the systemic interaction of the Chakras with the endocrine system.
This site is about some of the early concepts of Hindu teachers or sages. Upanishads means "sitting down near."
A group of pupils sit near the teacher to learn secret doctrines.
A brief introduction to the chakras with advice on how to support their unfolding across the lifespan.