Friday, July 21, 2006
Words of wisdom…
As Hala suggested, we should ask the experts. Well… How about George Lucas? Yes, the filmmaker! He’s the founder and chairman of an Educational Organization called Edutopia that encourages innovation and technology integration in schools.
Click on this link http://www.edutopia.org/foundation/foundation.php , click on Play Video and then on:
George Lucas: The new language of learning, where he discusses the importance of art to develop communication skills. Even if he has English as L1 in mind, I’m sure you’ll find some concepts and ideas that are relevant to our teaching situation.
Thanks Graham, Carla and Erika for sparking this initiative!