Fri, 19 May 2017
What We’re Learning From Our Knitting
Margaret isn’t ready for the challenges of The Forzo Cuff by Laura Nelkin http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/forzo-cuff. She will give away her slightly used kit to someone who is. Just post on the Ravelry thread — first come, first served. It is knitted lace. Find the difference between that and lace knitting: http://theknittingbuzz.typepad.com/the-knitting-buzz/2011/03/knitted-lace-vs-lace-knitting.html. I
Catherine continues her long trek with Absolutely Essential Scarf by Bunny Muff http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/absolutely-essential; now becoming bored with a stitch that was frustrating her awhile ago. She is also starting socks for a local charity campaign organized by The North Coast Knittery using Kramer Yarn https://northcoastknittery.com/.
From the book How Learning Works by Susan Ambrose et al. comes an outline of
William G. Perry’s theory of stages of Intellectual Development later modified by Marcia Baxter-Magolda. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_G._Perry
His ideas don’t judge what you believe but how those beliefs are formed and held.
Behind the Redwood Curtain
Rock slides are a fact of life in this area, particularly during a very rainy season. Margaret talks about recent slides.
Knitting Tip: Cokleymonster on our Ravelry Thread reminds us to keep notes on our knitting as we go along.
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This episode of Teaching Your Brain to Knit outlines Levels of Intellectual Development
How Intellectually developed are your ideas? In this episode of Teaching your Brain to Knit we outline William Perry’s theories. We also share how Margaret faces a wall of learning challenges with the Forzo Cuff; how Catherine finds Persistence on the Absolutely Essential Scarf; how to deal with rockslides in the Redwood area and a tip about remembering details of your Knitting.
Direct download: Ep._062_Intellectual_Development_Forzo_Essential_notes_-_5_19_17_3.58_PM.mp3
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Thu, 4 May 2017
Today on Teaching Your Brain to Knit, a special episode-long interview with Stan Vanella, a local Humboldt biofeedback practitioner. So, no knitting, no crocheting, no Behind the Redwood Curtain, but an information packed introduction to Neurofeedback. All of our other segments will return next episode.
Stan defines Neurofeedback and distinguishes between Neurofeedback and biofeedback.
Stan Mentions the App Belly Bio, an Apple App that measures your breathing.
If you’re looking for a Bio/Neurofeedback practitionner, the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research ISNR) and the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance both have lists of practioners.
You also might want to check out:
https://www.isnr.org/neurofeedback-introduction International Society for Neurofeedback and Research's short video introduction and some introductory articles.
Thanks again to Stan Vanella for giving us an introduction to Neurofeedback. Next episode, we will return to our regular format where Catherine and I talk about what we’re learning from our knitting and sometimes crochet; present a segment on learning, teaching or the brain; share something about Behind the Redwood Curtain in Northern Coastal California area and offer a knitting tip. You can subscribe to our podcast on itunes, on the Podcast app on your apple smart phone or on the Stitcher app on android phone devices.
Direct download: Ep._061_SPECIAL_Neurofeedback_Interview_with_Stan_Vanella_-_5_4_17_2.43_PM.mp3
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