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A learner speaks about her experience at SDGI

How to start? Wonderfully self-directed and yet with support of elders who understand true mentoring…. when to help, when to challenge, when to advise and when to wait or let me struggle. I have been able to construct interdisciplinary independent studies, learning across many fields and integrating much learning. For a new mom, I have […]

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Three Recent Directed Studies at SDGI

Three Recent Directed Studies at SDGI Nature Immersion—How can I immerse myself in nature, to relax, to connect and to get guidance for my life here in my community? Embracing Personal Originality and Purpose as Means to Explore Emergent Leadership—What does sharing story with community look like? How do totems and symbols guide us into […]

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SelfDesign offers a pathway for the evolution of consciousness

SelfDesign offers a pathway for the evolution of consciousness…by David Marshak SelfDesign offers a contemporary expression of the insights described by Aurobindo, Steiner, Montessori, and Inayat Khan a century ago. First articulated in this form by Brent Cameron, SelfDesign invites the child and teen to lead his/her own learning and unfoldment within the context of […]

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Learning is an Embodied Experience

SelfDesign Integral Principle #3 by Brent Cameron Learning is an Embodied Experience The only subject is subjectivity. The idea that there are facts and a “real world” as objective and external aspects of reality is an idea based on some disembodied assumptions (Lakoff & Johnson, 1999). The world is in my experience. There is a […]

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Integral Principle #2 – Modeling and Mimicry are Essential Survival Strategies…by Brent Cameron

Integral Principle #2 – Modeling and Mimicry are Essential Survival Strategies…by Brent Cameron Learning is a natural attribute inherent as a biological survival mechanism in the human species. Although learning is an attribute of many species, from what we can deduce, it is in one of the most advanced and sophisticated forms in humans. Our […]

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