Slow eating, slow reading, slow looking, slow learning. Children do this naturally.
Paul Salopek, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, started a seven year around the world walk in 2013. Slow journalism was introduced.
Harvard’s Project Zero created an online learning community to accompany Paul Solopek’s walk around the world. It is called Out of Eden. (Youtube channel: Out of Eden Learn Project Zero). Check it out.
- To connect young people with other young people from around the globe.
- To expose young people to new cultures and perspective.
- To encourage young people to slow down to observe the world around them.
Children have it figured out. Slow looking = Deep learning.