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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. In these activities, the children are learning without language.

2019 148

Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

Having followed Stephen’s e-learning 3.0 Trends in e-Learning and Virtual Education. For the e-learning 3.0 e-learning 3.0

2019 213

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

We live in relationship with all things and all people. This is why reason arises out of the face-to-face relationships we have with other people. And why do we tend to focus on ‘Others’ who are extremely different to us, when our immediate neighbour is also ‘Other’?

2019 155

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

On Plate 7 in his book, The Master and His Emissary, he writes: Here light, colour and texture of the stone surfaces all emphasise the depth of perspective in both time and space, drawing us into felt relationship with the world.

2019 174

Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

There was a narrow focus which meant seeing life as if from blinkers and with the centre of awareness in my head; and there was a wide focus which meant knowing with the whole of my body, a way of looking which quite altered my perception of whatever I saw.

2019 155

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

But recently the focus of my attention means that I am noticing that a number of authors seem interested in similar ways of thinking. What are the implications of what is invisible for how we live and learn? Kochi Biennale 2019.

2019 148

Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

We have run this leadership program for 8 years now, putting around 400 people through a nine month intensive program of residential and applied learning. Here are a few principles that I observed in working this way: Tend to relationships.

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