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concrete examples of children’s meaning-making

Drawing and Embodiment
Drawing and embodiment

As described in the previous chapters, fundamental processes of drawing involve representing the world and capturing reality through experience, imagination and reasoning. This chapter goes on to focus on how embodied concepts play a central role in these processes.

Such a description cannot take place without acknowledging the work of Jerome Bruner (1986, 1996). Bruner described how the learning processes of young children involve internal reorganizations of previously known ideas. This begins with the manipulation of materials and ...

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