Welcome to my exploration of the many influences that impact my teaching. In this site you will find course work completed during my time at Antioch University and personal reflections and resources that have a role in my development as an educator. I invite you to read and comment or email me at aohaughnessy@antioch.edu.

Inspire and Learn

  • Parker Palmer's Wisdom Teaching, like any truly human activity, emerges from one's inwardness, for better or worse. As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2016, 3:54 PM by aoshaughnessy@antioch.edu
  • Guest Speaker Project Check out the speakers that students invited into class. It's been a great success, with speaker sharing priceless nuggets of life lessons.https://sites.google.com/a/ccsuvt.org ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2015, 7:02 PM by aoshaughnessy@antioch.edu
  • Mindset Science: How Our Attitudes Remake the World with Kelly McGonigal http://bigthink.com/videos/mindset-psychology-and-stress Friday in my English classroom are reserved for guest speakers to come to our classroom and talk about their lives and the ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 11:22 AM by aoshaughnessy@antioch.edu
  • Mindfulness, Mindset and Grit Recently the administration at my school introduced the concept of Grit and asked us to listen to Angela Duckworth's Ted Talk on the topic and an article, Do You ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2015, 9:02 AM by aoshaughnessy@antioch.edu
  • Accepting This by Mark Nepo Accepting ThisYes, it is true. I confess,
I have thought great thoughts,
and sung great songs—all of it
rehearsal for the majesty
of being held.The dream is ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2015, 12:02 PM by aoshaughnessy@antioch.edu
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