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Acting Out Helps ESL Students

In an article on the Scientific American site entitled How Acting Out in School Boosts Learning, the writer looks at the theory of “embodied cognition” in education. Connecting mind and body is shown to be helpful particularly for language learners. This also resonates with the holistic approaches in peace education.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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