RACHAEL KESSLER, founder and president of the PassageWorks Institute, is also the author of The Soul of Education (ASCD, 2000). She lectures and provides professional and curriculum development nationally and internationally. For more information, go to www.passageworks.org.
Does a child's inner life have a place in the classroom? The answer is obvious, according to educational visionary Rachael Kessler. Her "Seven Gateways" map a set of yearnings that all young people have as they try to make sense of their universe.