STREAM, being that of adding wRiting to the STEM, STEAM equation,
Holistic education approach,
My personal thoughts and what I teach
It all begins with a story, being able to tell a story, write a story , communicate a story across the broad platforms available to anyone and everyone in today's world via the web and conventional media.
The story you tell throughout life may be your personal accomplishments and skills like what you would write on a resume if looking for a job. It may be an ongoing story of your interests like a blog. It may be a book you publish (and by the way anyone can, and I think should be an author and publish books this is doable for anyone with Amazon Kindle direct publishing)
The key point is this: Throughout a person's life I can think of no other skill as important as being able to communicate. Be it in personal relationships, family or business, being able to communicate our thoughts and interests and skillfully listening and understanding others thoughts interests and needs is essential.Electronic communication is an integral part of communication but throughout this blog you will see it used as a tool of communication not as the primary means and basis of communication. The basis of communication I teach is the art, skill and joy of eye to eye, heart to heart communication with other individuals.
My next post will start to lay out how to incorporate using visual sketches combined with cognitive thinking to lay out a story.
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