Educating for Wisdom and Compassion: Creating Conditions for Timeless Learning

Posted on Sep 13, 2012


Miller, J. (2005). Educating for Wisdom and Compassion: Creating Conditions for Timeless Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Summary:
Blending philosophy, research, and three decades of practice, John P. Miller’s engaging discussion of timeless learning reminds us that wisdom as an outcome of education is more than skills mastery and high-stakes assessments. Among the benefits to students discussed here are wholeness; a sense of purpose; improved attention, alertness, perception, and memory; and reduced stress and anxiety achieved through meditation, contemplation, and reflection.

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