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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.

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Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

Interestingly, these two kinds of knowing are not recognised in the English language as they are in other languages. minutes), who points out the limitations of rote learning of meaningless terms without understanding.

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Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

We mix “legacy” leaders with experienced and emerging leaders to show that learning never ends. While it’s about learning in participatory ways, the program has a kind of hidden agenda. Art of Hosting Collaboration Evaluation Featured First Nations Leadership Learning

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Why it’s hard to talk about dialogic containers in English

Chris Corrigan

I learned today that all of these words are similar, and include not just ideas about the quality of space but time as well. Over my career I’ve had the gift of working extensively in indigenous communities in North America and one of the features of many (but not all) indigenous languages is the fact that they are verb-based as opposed to English which is very noun-based. In English we lack relational language.

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