We need schools like these in Canada. This seems a very important approach to foster and facilitate innovation and creation…. Source: Pourquoi j’ai créé une école où les enfants font ce qu’ils veulent. | Ramïn Farhangi | TEDxSaclay
Wonderful explanation of the need to think of neuro-sciences as an essential activism area. The idea of developing “neuro-wisdom” instead of being manipulated. IDriss Aberkane believes we are in a renaissance that can lead to a “neuro-naissance” or “neuro-fascism”…. Thus the importance of developing ‘neuro-rights”…. Interesting concepts….. I hope the book gets translated to english.
Sabbatical Report, Alexandra Bal It has been a while since I have written anything in this blog. This is in big part due to the fact that I have been on sabbatical, withdrawing from daily activities to focus on my research. Ahead of the sabbatical, I conducted the first round of interviews for the SHHRC … More Sabbatical Report
May 7, 2013 — More than one in every 10 members of Generation X are enrolled in classes to continue their formal educations, according to a new University of Michigan study released today. In addition, 48 percent of GenXers take continuing education courses, in-service training, and workshops required for professional licenses and certifications. via Live … More Live and learn: Most GenXers continue their education
It just occurred to me that sensorial intelligence could be the universal language Chomsky discussed. I have for years been opposed to the idea of a universal language, my opposition stemming from an understanding of language as existing within the mental structures of thoughts, informed by culture. From this lens, the idea of a universal … More A sensorial universal language?
This is an incredibly coherent explanation of what our mind is …. in the 21st century… The Emerging Mind: How relationships and the embodied brain shape who we are – YouTube.
Reblogged: Redesigning Professional Learning Communities at a Network Level: A Few Moments with Christian Greer. Redesigning Professional Learning Communities at a Network Level: A Few Moments with Christian Greer Posted on October 1, 2012 by ldecoursy This is re-posted from The Digital Media & Learning Research Hub. Christian Greer serves as program director for the Hive … More Redesigning Professional Learning Communities at a Network Level: A Few Moments with Christian Greer
How Awe Stops Your Clock Excerpt from: via How Awe Stops Your Clock: Scientific American. The experience of vastness slows perception of time By Sarah Estes and Jesse Graham 14 inShare sunrise Would you look at that… Image: iStock/Sava Alexandru The Best Science Writing Online 2012 Showcasing more than fifty of the most provocative, original, … More How Awe Stops Your Clock: Scientific American
Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) via Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) | Educational Resources.
I love this paragraph. It summarizes our times so beautifully…. From:1,000,000 Strong Against Offshore Drilling Two Views of Our Future “..mainstream economics pays little attention to the sustainable yield thresholds of the earth’s natural systems. Modern economic thinking and policymaking have created an economy that is so out of sync with the ecosystem on which … More Sweet Tides of Change
Environmental psychology is an interdisciplinary field focused on the interplay between humans and their surroundings. The field defines the term environment broadly, encompassing natural environments, social settings, built environments, learning environments, and informational environments. Since its conception, the field has been committed to the development of a discipline that is both value oriented and problem … More Environmental psychology – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia