Learning

Rev. Wayne Walder: What Should We Learn?

by Reverend Wayne Walder We all learn. We have been doing it since we were born. From learning how to breathe, to learning how to love, we have been learning all our lives. We know how to learn, but we are not always sure what to learn. Knowing what to learn allows us to know…

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Our Music: Music, A Tool For Education In African Culture

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood To launch Black History Month on Sunday, February 7th, Tiki Mercury-Clarke performed at Neighbourhood as the first artist in our 2016 Concert Series. But this wasn’t an ordinary hour of entertainment; this was education disguised as entertainment. Through storytelling, song, and ‘herstory’, she shared with us the experience…

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Learning: Spiritual Practices

1) Each day practice breathing consciously. For five minutes allow yourself to become aware of your inward breath and your outward breath. (It’s harder than you think). Five minutes is about 250 breaths. Try it in groups of ten breaths in and out. If you lose count, begin again, this time for four minutes. Have…

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Learning: Inspirational Quotations

“I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life … but there was no one to tell me.” – George Washington Carver “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together…

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Learning: Web Resources

The Science of Attention by Adele Diamond, 20 min audio on On Being Adele Diamond is a professor of developmental cognitive neuroscience at the University of British Columbia. What she is learning about the brain challenges modern education’s basic assumptions about how we learn. http://tinyurl.com/ndb7569 On Being Wrong by Kathryn Schultz, 18 min audio on…

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