Category Archives: Community Reflections

Delving Deeper

As an elementary school teacher, an education of the heart means delving deeper than the child’s grade point average and benchmark proficiency.  On a small scale, this can include their favorite color, recess games and after school activities.  Even more … Continue reading

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Teaching: A Humble Vocation

For me, teaching is a calling, a humble vocation.  When I meet with student teachers, I tell them that academic success is not enough. I remind them of the words of Mother Cabrini.  Exemplary teaching is a marriage of the head and the … Continue reading

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“More than Improving the Minds of Students”

The phrase “Education of the Heart” means that Cabrini College does more than improve the minds of its students. This mission educates the whole student. An education of the heart works closely with the student and takes into account their … Continue reading

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Aristotle said, “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

He believed the heart was the true center of our human intelligence and not the brain. To be a student of the heart is to study God’s blueprint for mankind. We are more than a bundle of biology. We are … Continue reading

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The Goodness Within

To me Education of the Heart Means that we go deep inside every student to educate not only the mind but also the goodness within, so that by the time a student graduates, he or she not only can give … Continue reading

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A Powerful Phrase

Education of the Heart is a powerful phrase. These words are so short and to the point, but not simple at all. Education of the Heart to me speaks to being all that we can be as learners. Reaching levels … Continue reading

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Listen to your Heart

As a current student teacher, I am given opportunities each and every day to reach my goals and chase my dreams, and I hope my students can see that anything is possible. Being able to motivate those around me to … Continue reading

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