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 … More Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves
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 … More Parenting Emotionally Intense Gifted Children
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 … More Reflection 3: What if?
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 … More Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability
// 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 … More Reflection 1: learning to listen also means to learn to be heard