Curriculum, Pedagogy

Practical applications for teaching and studying literature as a means to understanding self and world

As anyone knows who’s been following this blog, I’ve created a method of teaching and studying literature that helps us to get out of an othering view toward a text’s characters, instead identify with them, and through this process, learn wisdom about ourselves and our lives which we can then put into practice by transforming… Continue reading Practical applications for teaching and studying literature as a means to understanding self and world

Community mapping, Curriculum

A practical guide to sharing wisdom

As we move toward community mapping at the end of our process of reading literature, the mind most commonly draws us toward tangibles—that is, toward things that we can demonstrate to others through processes of measurement, explication, and the like. This is because we have grown up in an education system which orients us to… Continue reading A practical guide to sharing wisdom