HSPs learn differently. They learn through their senses/bodies/spirit. In that sense they are like visual-spatial learners who, according to Linda K. Silverman and Jeffrey N. Freed:” learn holistically rather than in a step-by-step fashion.” While these authors see visual sensing as primordial, in the HSP context, all senses play an important role in learning. HSPs … More Reflection 6: HSP and Learning
Healing from the Age of Trauma I have been thinking about this text that I came across: “Navigating Trauma in the Face of Contemporary Culture, Displacement, and Ecological Destruction” by Bonnie Bright. This was a powerful text for me that tied together some of the ideas I have been exploring around how people with multi-sensory … More Reflection 5: Healing from the Age of Trauma
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
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
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