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Panel: Deep Thinking and Embodied Thinking

Kevin Clark, Andrew Smith, and Ravi Jain have a discussion about the nature of correct thinking and how we want students to engage the curriculum in our schools not just with their minds but with their hearts and bodies as well.  

Why Can’t They Just Sit Still?: An Exploration of Dualism’s Impact on Modern Education

The culture of American education is increasingly focused on one goal: higher performance at a younger age. As a result, very young hearts are anxious and fearful under the pressure of expectations that are perhaps beyond their ability. Our prekindergarten to elementary children struggle to sit ‘properly’ in classrooms and wield a pencil to demonstrate […]