Visual Literacy

This video presentation shows how writing and drawing are related — for children and for adults.

Education for life.

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(posted on Vimeo by Cyra Levenson)

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Info on Visual Literacy from ISTE and Edutopia

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“Linking maker-based projects to classroom curriculum and academic standards will help ensure that students will learn, but also that the maker movement won’t become just another educational trend.” (Chris O’Brien, a former teacher who helps schools create maker and project-based learning spaces in New York City.)

 

 

Kung Fu for Writers

Screencraft has posted philosophical quotes from Bruce Lee — that can be applied to your screenwriting, (or writing), journey.

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For example:

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“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”

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and

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“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal.”

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Read more of Bruce Lee’s quotes at: Screencraft.

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(Bruce Lee standup from Sports Today Shop)

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Today’s Assignment: Make a move toward your writing goal today.

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It’s Never Too Late

 

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To Laura Hammond’s large family, she is simply the mother who makes all their lives run more smoothly. But although they don’t know it, she is a very successful novelist. (imdb)

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This 1956 movie is the delightful story of a wife and mother, who is also a fantastic author.

When her agent sets her up in a splendid writing studio, the results are unexpected.

This movie is included in Amazon Prime.

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This film is adapted from a play by Felicity Douglas.