Our Chelsea Green Authors : Linda Booth Sweeney
Linda Booth Sweeney
Linda Booth Sweeney, Ed. D., is a researcher and writer dedicated to making the principles of systems thinking and sustainability accessible to children and others. She has worked with Outward Bound, Sloan School of M.I.T., and Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development, or SEED. She is the author of The Systems Thinking Playbook; When a Butterfly Sneezes: A guide for helping children explore interconnections in our world through favorite stories; Connected Wisdom: Living Stories about Living Systems and numerous academic journals and newsletters. Sweeney lives outside Boston, Massachusetts. More information is available at www.lindaboothsweeney.net.
Linda Booth's Books
Living Stories about Living Systems
This spoken-word recording is a companion to SEEDís 2009 book
Connected Wisdom, which uses folktales from around the world to highlight twelve principles of systems thinking. SEED collaborated with author Linda Booth Sweeney and singer/songwriter/storyteller Courtney Campbell to record the twelve folktales, a shortened introduction to each tale which explains the relationship to the systems principle related to that tale and an interview with the author.
Exercises to stretch and build learning and systems thinking capabilities
This book has become a favorite of KĖ12 teachers, university faculty, and corporate consultants. It provides short gaming exercises that illustrate the subtleties of systems thinking. The companion DVD shows the authors introducing and running each of the thirty games.
Living Stories About Living Systems
Connected Wisdom: Living Stories About Living Systems gathers twelve stories from different cultures that each reveal a unique example of a "living system." Through them, Linda Booth Sweeney shows that what we now call systems thinking has been around for a very long time.