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After listening to David Boulton, who explained and played several video interviews in his (National Circle of Learning Conference) keynote address, it was as if the pieces of the puzzle magically appeared and fit into place. Thirty minutes into the lecture, I was wishing my entire staff had been there to hear Mr. Boulton!. His presentation inspired a hunger in me to learn more about Mind-Shame and the Children of the Code Project. This project has the potential to revolutionize education in such a profound manner!” – A. Hancock, Educator, Tahoka Elementary School , Tahoka , TX
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Not only does he deliver pertinent, current and evidenced based information to a field that sometimes finds itself drowning in misinformation, he does so with passion. Combining both straight lecture with a multimedia web-based presentation, he engaged our participants from the start and maintained their interest and participation throughout. Unlike so many other speakers, he did not come with a canned presentation, but did his homework beforehand finding out about our participants and our company. The presentation he delivered was crafted to meet our needs making it that much more meaningful and practical to our members. A keynote is meant to energize, inspire and inform and that is exactly what David Boulton does. We have already booked him to return next year!” – Janie Feinberg President, J.P. Associates
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First of all your entire concept for teaching and/or learning is incorrect. I am not discussing here aiding children and/or adults with disabilities I am speaking here generically.
There are two types of basic communication: WORD and IMAGE. Dr. Leonard Shlain threw out the baby (IMAGE) with the bathwater thinking that the one-eye king was the Alphabet. Yes, in one hand there is the IMAGE and in the other hand there is the WORD. From a totally materialistic point of view the WORD: i.e. alphabet, would be king.
Now go the next step and open both eyes. Amalgamate the IMAGE into the WORD. This means that each letter is ALPHANUMERICALLY structured. With that revolutionary idea the scribes of antiquity wrote the sacred scriptures of the world. It is called ESOTERICISM and out of the Judeao Christian scriptures they call it Gematria. Few people know how to read and study these ancient texts, which are scientifically structured; because, people are generally lazy and do not want to give up their leisure time to learn and/or to research a subject that is extremely difficult to comprehend especially when they don’t see any immediate benefit in doing so.
I have been researching esotericism for forty years and have written a trilogy of books on this subject. I can attest to the fact that not only does it teach the amalgamation of WORD and IMAGE it also informs that inherent in the process is revealed infinite knowledge. As inane as that sound this entire educational process from out of antiquity is based solely upon learning about the psyche, which has been mythologized ad nausea throughout the mythoi of the world.
In the process of learning this science about the psyche from out of the text books of antiquity the student learns the Seven Liberal Arts, which is inherent in the esotericism of the science, which ultimately provides the student with the necessary educational tools to live in society.
I agree with learning ‘about the psyche’. Where I differ is where to focus our learning to do so. I also differ on ‘about’ – as if the psyche is but another object like a toaster or tv set ‘out there’ we should learn ‘about’. I think we should supplement our 1st person learning with all that we have learned but all that we have learned (esoteric, scientific, and otherwise) is no substitute for our own 1st person learning. Your approach to ‘pushing’ your ‘certainty’ is the very antithesis of what this work is about. However, fringe though your views are, you do nonetheless provide an interesting caricature of people who assert that what they ‘know’ is more important than ‘us learning together’.