Schools worldwide are turning to mindfulness and social and emotional learning as antidotes to rising stress, emotional dysregulation, and attention deficit. Research shows that students and teachers in school systems that have adopted...

Is the gender wage gap real? Heidi Hartmann, the president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and a GWU research professor, explains the intersection of education with the gender wage gap over the last decade.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, cofounder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) describes the nuances and rewards of reinventing education for girls and young women.

Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, speaks about the fact that when you change a girls life through education, safety, and economics, you change her community and her country.

Educator Amelia Gallagher has experienced the benefits of mindfulness for herself and her students firsthand. Her participation at Omega's conferences gave her inspiration and then support to make a difference in the lives of students with...

Research shows that educators and students can benefit from mindfulness practices in the areas of stress, attention,...

    1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings

    Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your...

    “Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths...