Category Archives: Embodied

Embodied classroom example that gives a scenario for my studies

Excellent example of an embodied approach to learning that reminds me again that tech may just get in the ray but also reinforces the idea that reflection is at the centre of the experience and finding ways to encourage that … Continue reading

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Have you ever seen a synchronous community?

I was trying to be specific about the kind of communities for learning that I’m talking about…They’re online..OK and then I’m not trying to support webinar style communications…..so then I began to describe it as “asynchronous” communities. They’re the ones … Continue reading

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Mscape 2010

ah, I would have loved to have gone to Mscape 2010, especially as it was in Holland…and there is a bit of a shift in the organisation, as well as a shift away from a focus solely on location, plus … Continue reading

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A very inspiring project – a walk from Belfast to Bandung

More brilliant, playful games. I love it. Most of them involve food and booze too. http://www.spartaction.com/wintergames/day01.html http://www.spartaction.com/bandung.html “What artists do possess is a practical working knowledge of the relationship between the physical materiality of the world, emotion and thought.” ‘Drinking … Continue reading

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A possible thought exploration game idea..

Thanks to bluebison.net for this wonderful image . The sketch above is my own rendition of my Dr Seussian game-space idea Thinking about how to get people to playfully explore their thoughts together across many different locations… one idea might … Continue reading

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The kind of kinesthetic experience I’m looking to create: in particular the constraints

Thanks Clareyfairy it will involve +physical movement +not speed +learners in different locations +connected/social – might be large groups but could just work in pairs +Not sure if it needs to synchronous or could be asynchronous – think it probably … Continue reading

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Ways to think about movement

I have Anne Green Gilbert, Director of Creative Dance Center Seattle, Washington to thank for these.. DANCE CONCEPTS Space 1. Place self space (personal space), general space (room space) 2. Size big (far reach), medium (mid-reach), small (near reach) 3. … Continue reading

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Movement for learning as…

place independant metaphor (also thinking of film as metaphor for writing). e.g. Backwards and forwards as emphasis, round in circles as stuck or as iterative, low, on the floor as grounded…… to connect, draw closer to others (not so sure … Continue reading

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Another great co-operative game: the giant joystick

I love this installation/game by Mary Flannagan. A giant joystick for whole body, co-operative play, and an alice in wonderland sense of disproportion Add it to my list of co-opetition games…

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