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Sabbatical outcomes Part 1: New Media & Sensorial Literacy

Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves

I have been thinking about how much transformation our civilization is going through and how much has changed we have witnessed over the last sixty years, from the fall of many ideological, institutional power and socio-economic systems to the current death of our civilization. Communism, capitalism, socialism etc, all have fallen under the weight of … Continue reading

Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children

Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children Article reblooged from:  Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children. By Lesley Sword What is Emotional Intensity? Giftedness has an emotional as well as intellectual component. Intellectual complexity goes hand in hand with emotional depth. So gifted children not only think differently from other children they also feel differently.    Emotional intensity … Continue reading

Reflection 3: What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th which is confirming some of my thinking on Highly Sensitive People and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … Continue reading

Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

Multi-Sensory Intelligence is not a disability. I am starting to see a pattern in my readings and what I am observing in our experiences here.  Our body and it’s many biological, emotional, social, spiritual  and physical sensors form a very complex natural communication system that is not limited to feeding the inner self.  This system … Continue reading

Reflection 1: learning to listen also means to learn to be heard

// Reflection 1: learning to listen also means to learn to be heard I have began to read two texts that deal with entirely different parts of learning but seem somehow very complementary. The first is The hundred languages of children, the Reggio Emilia approach – advanced reflections, edited by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini and George … Continue reading

Julian Treasure: The 4 ways sound affects us

Julian Treasure: Shh! Sound health in 8 steps

Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better