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Blogging: a totally new experience

A reflection about educational blogs Dear Jessie Martin: Clearly I remember how resistant I was to pick this module at the beginning after listening  to the different talks which were recorded by a video player. I felt uncomfortable and unsure … Continue reading

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Do the (r)evolution!!!

Mindfulness: a useful tool for many life situations Integration in education has profitable effects far beyond scholar achievements In my last blog I announced at the end that I want to focus on mindfulness and music in my next blog, not … Continue reading

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Making the most out of boredom

Mindful handling of free-time Being bored by myself the last couple of days, I thought about how to get myself motivated to do something again and looked for information on the internet what I could do about it. A test … Continue reading

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Brain training for both hemispheres

Neuropsychological approach of creativity and mindfulness As I have mentioned in former blogs, creativity is crucial to education but unfortunately often left out. It is important for social survival and person´s wellbeing. Creativity is a constructive act which often is … Continue reading

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How can mindfulness be implemented in education?

Mindfulness is something that I am practising on my own. I really got involved into relaxation techniques during my internship in a rehabilitation center. There, techniques of mindfulness and exercises like progressive muscle relaxation by Jacobsen (PMR, 1932) were used … Continue reading

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Art and letting go

A mindful approach of art Inspired by a speech from last Thursday (http://psuc12.wordpress.com/), I decided to focus on mindfulness in education as a topic that I want to elaborate further. Mindfulness in education is not a topic widely investigated, yet … Continue reading

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Does Art enhance creativity through motivation?

There are several people who are taking the stand that creativity in school needs to be enhanced to let the children reach their full potential of intelligence. Sir Ken Robinson is one of those and he focuses especially on the … Continue reading

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Dual code and Multimedia

Educational psychology is an area of research that has too seldom been put into educational practice. This module focuses on the discrepancies between principles of psychology and education. It is startling that there are many approaches due to research in … Continue reading

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I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future. By Wilma Mankiller

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