Field Learning 2015 - a letter from our Headmaster

Ba Luvmour Headmaster

Among the touching moments at last night’s BRIDGE parent meeting was the observation by several parents of the unity and support among all the Summa students during the two weeks of Field Learning. This unity is a testament to the commitment to Emotional Intelligence by students and staff.… Read More >

An Example of Self-Reflection at Summa Academy

Written by Josette Luvmour, Summa Institute Co-Founder
Arm in arm

Self-reflection is simply to know oneself as we are. It is a process of knowing exactly who we are, as we are. Self-reflection is to be aware, as I am in the moment.

Being self-aware is to look within ourselves to get a clear snapshot of… Read More >

Wisdom and Love

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom.
One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

– Sandra Carey

Wisdom lives in each of us. Similar to every other natural capacity, nurturing relationships are required to draw wisdom forth. What is wisdom? You will find our working… Read More >

A Closer Look at Headmaster of Summa Academy, Ba Luvmour, MA

Co-founder of Summa Institute and co-creator of Natural Learning Relationships, Ba Luvmour has published five books, taught hundreds of parents and children, and led countless programs for families since 1985. Ba is also adjunct faculty at The Self Design Graduate Institute. When you ask Ba… Read More >

How Love Grows in Children

Family together
When my first child was born, I cried. I cried because it hurt (!), but I also cried because my heart was so full to bursting with awe and love. It was a love that I had never felt before. I felt raw and open, soft and powerful, in awe of this little being who had until moments before been a… Read More >

How Market-Speak Undermines Wisdom in Education

Mr. Luvmour

From the desk of our Headmaster Mr. Luvmour

As I type “wbr” into my computer the words “wisdom-based relationship” appear.  I entered the shorthand into autocorrect 27 years ago. Since then I, along with my wife Josette, have been creating and administering programs for schools, teaching… Read More >

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