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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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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

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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. Reference.

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Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

But I have also in past posts explored other themes with reference to McGilchrist – themes such as truth , betweenness , the meaning of ‘Other’. (I minutes), who points out the limitations of rote learning of meaningless terms without understanding. References .

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Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

What are the implications of what is invisible for how we live and learn? To end this post, here is a quote which I saw at the Kochi Biennale (Fort Kochi, Kerala, India) earlier this week, which serendipitously also references the ‘Other’, but in another context. Kochi Biennale 2019.

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