Source: (2002) Paper presented at "Dreaming of a New Reality," the Third International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices, August 8-10, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Deep learning impacts the mind, the body, the emotions and the spirit. It involves introduction, trust-building and preparation, exploration of issues, and moving towards action. Deep learning moves a person, through creative tension toward harmony and balance. Deep learning moves people from debate to shared vision. Focus shifts from positions to interests. Teaching and learning in Circle does all of this. It is student-centered education that calls out critical thinking skills and higher thought processes. This workshop will take place "in circle" with an input piece and sharing. Author's Abstract.

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