Embodied Learning: knowing with the whole body

Jenny Connected

Embodied learning is the final theme I want to explore in relation to Iain McGilchrist’s book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. The idea of embodied learning is not new. 43) words (cited in Stolz, 2015), are nearer to my own thinking.

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Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

minutes), who points out the limitations of rote learning of meaningless terms without understanding. Derry also quotes Robert Brandom (2015) as saying, “one cannot have one concept without having many”, noting that this appears to present a learning paradox.

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Unschooling myself: traces through time


Something I find amazing every time I experience it – how unschooling as an educational choice for the kids turns to be a personal learning trajectory for us, as parents. Over the years it made me face my worst fears and imperfections, to see and accept things as they are and to learn from that point. Unschooling myself and project-based learning , December 2013. At times I feel that I’ve never learnt so intensely and so transformatively as I learn now.

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