Kate Bachtel

Back to School with Mister Rogers… and Neuroscientists

If neuroscientists and Mister Rogers collaborated to write a Welcome Back to School Recipe, the first ingredient would be feelings of belonging.   JUST HOW CRITICAL ARE FEELINGS OF BELONGING? Belonging has been prioritized in Native American educational practices utilized and refined over the course of 15,000 years across approximately 200 tribal languages. On the […]

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A Month of Peace Full Practices

As part of SoulSpark’s dedication to supporting the well-being of students and educators, each day this December we will share one of our practices for creating peace within ourselves and our communities. Since transitions in our nation’s political climate over the past year, we have noticed children and educators are reporting feeling more on edge. […]

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