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Our Classrooms Can Be as Powerful

I would like to introduce to you two personalities who have used their craft to bring beauty and wonder into the lives of people, young and old.

As educators, we too have this gift, which we can present to the children who, by virtue of our profession are presented to us on a daily basis.

Mac Barnett: Why a good book is a secret door
Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn’t children’s books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder — and what real kids say to a fictional whale.

Nature’s Beauty Inspires Gratitude: Louie Schwartzberg at TEDxSM
Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images and stories that celebrate life — revealing connections, universal rhythms, patterns and beauty.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXDMoiEkyuQ&list=PLGtVW-QcJdQrvTKeNPGGbFWZKwFVf4ZbQ

Thank you

Posted by: Mrs Shirley Tan
Senior Deputy Principal
Raffles Girls’ School


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