Right Brain Kids Podcast: Episode 1!

Whoo hoo!  My very first podcast!

Thank you for your patience and all of the encouraging comments. <3

Stay tuned for more.  I will get better as I go.

Thank you to my dear husband, Brent, for being my "sound guy."

Here is the audio and transcript. Enjoy!






Hello, everybody!


So, the question is “What is right brain education?”


Right brain education is a new way of learning that the world really needs right now.

When I started to teach these types of classes almost 30 years ago, no one had even heard the term “right brain”—except to describe someone who was in their “right mind.”

At this time, I think everyone is familiar with the idea that the outer cerebral cortex is divided into two sides — the right and the left — and they each have a characteristic, or a personality, that is quite different.  


When I started to teach these types of classes almost 30 years ago, no one had even heard the term “right brain” — except to describe someone who was in their “right mind.”


At this time, I think everyone is familiar with the idea that the outer cerebral cortex is divided into two sides — the right and the left — and they each have a characteristic, or a personality, that is quite different.  And although they share functions and work together, the left side is known as being responsible for logical, methodical, structured, organized thought.  It brings form and reason to just about everything we do.


The right side is known as the intuitive creative side.  It thinks in pictures, and abstract connections, and instinctive feelings. Children naturally interact with the world this way.


For example, did you know that the right brain is able to visualize and manipulate complex, layered images through the power of four-dimensional imagination? 4 dimensions! That is, the 3 spacial dimensions, plus the dimension of time — 4D. Our children have 4 D multi-sensorial thoughts and images.  


They are able to commit large volumes of organized and abstract