Sunday, 26 April 2015

Listening 7xTEDTalks

 Seven TEDtalks - one for each day of the coming week.... and all connected to listening.
I hope you take the time to listen and to be inspired.

5 Ways to Listen Better - Julien Treasure 
the importance of listening skills as part of communication.

Evelyn Glennie shows how to listen a wonderful TED talk about a deaf percussionist explaining how she listens.

Listening to Colour... Neil Harbisson what happens when a totally colourblind person uses technolgy to hear colour. Very interesting.

Want to help someone? Shut up and Listen - Ernesto Sirolli - how Ernesto talks about helping others can be a great approach as a teacher with children - to listen to each person.

Metaphor and Metacognition -Alise Shafer Ivey - one of my favourite TEDtalks - listening and creative thinking with young children.

The Linguistic Genius of Babies - Patricia Kuhl - a fascinating talk about how babies listen and learn language - and how important human interactions are for language learning...

Why architects need to use their ears - Julien Treasure - I had to share another by Julien Treasure as I feel this is so important... your third teacher should also be helping children (and you) with listening. How are the accoustics in your setting? Do they aid listening? Does the design enable focus to listen too?

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