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What Buddhist Monks Taught Me About Teaching Science

jon kRause for The Chronicle Review

November 13, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

To teach my biology class today, I took three planes for a total of 9,000 miles nearly halfway around the world. My students have left their sandals at the door. As I walk in, they sit, maroon-robed and expectant, cross-legged on the floor. My body...

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