It's our last day. Saturday, April 28, 2012. A rousing engagement, Q&A, Process Interaction can only be followed by a raucous tour of Harvard Square on the Afternoon of Harvard's Arts First Fest and we zoomed in and out of everywhere.
The melancholic joy ehcoed in Corrie's mantra of, I have got to go to Harvard, I love Boston." all out loud in the quad. Check out our snipet clips below. By the way. Tony Jenkins has been our trip cinematographer. We shared the editing.
Awl, you have to see this. In a 15 minute exercise that included discussion. Harvard audience participation serving our authors nouns related to the theme FIRE HYDRANT our authors had 7 minutes to writing a piece. Listen to what they served up in this amazing session that demonstrates Authoring Action's WTS writing process.
Now to exercise the Writing Process, Writing To Senses (WTS). Jump in this exhilerating signature SHOUT OUT and RIFF approach.
I have configured this verse, poem, riddle that expresses Authoring Action Writing Process. It appears in the End Credits of Authoring Action Feature Documentary (see Trailer on Home Page). Tell me what you think.
The Writing Approach: To Admit (go there), Accept (write), Share (send the audience out to Do Something)
Ah! A term I have coined. Disciplined Surveilance. That which walks our students through the day from alarm clock 'til, all phones off, lights out, that, indeed, governs the necessary steps in ... learning: Information (new content), assimilation (discussion/questions), application (homework/home cult). Maybe we need a longer class period too, doncha think? Check out The Process II
It was exciting. I have begun to hate that over used word - humbling - because of my mad respect for what humility really is. And like love I am particular on whom I shower it, especially when I shower myself with it.
Authoring Action Teen Authors - Educate Harvard Educators - It was exhilerating and most validating to witness 30 professors and students of Harvard Graduate School of Education feed from the practicum wisdoms of our authors and applied constructs of their literary portfolios. In short, together we all rocked questions that sorted solutions and resolutions from the bogus quagmire of education reform. We can do this. We can fix the classroom.
Marcus, our Shaman, closes with a treatise that clearly marks the difference between education and training, teaching vx. instructing. We need teachers and educators to furbish our vocations with constant creativity. Dionna says, 'if our elders think that youth is wasted on the young, then creativity is a disease to which adults are immune.' Check out Harvard Denouement. Then let's kick it at Part 7 the Q&A.
Wrapping up our Harvard Engagement Dionna remembers those hand full of teachers, not instructors, but wizards who taught her the ... idea ... of things in league with function. A test was a celebration where you earned your wand.
Tony makes us recall and understand the center of education is the ... home. That is our cultural and self prowess reference point. That is where we apply the lessons learned. Home is where value is weighted against grades and success is made ... true.
On to our third segment of Authoring Action presents at Harvard Graduate School Of Education. Tony and Willie shaman the audience on the vivacious link between science and art and the emancipating vigor of ... w