How might a potter inform educators? Randy Bass created this presentation delivered at AAEEBL Annual World Conference in August 2010. AAEEBL stands for Association of Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning.
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Image at the left from Randy's keynote was cited from John Seely Brown's "Minds on Fire."
|In Service to Integrated EducationThis piece now lives at Georgetown Universities Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS).|
Beginning with a salute to scientists and artists, the center fish was stamped with a carving by Alan Steinbach MD, PhD. Surrounding that is Earth crust slurry melted and then the seven marine sediments -- each with a unique nature. One has opals, one fibrous roots from seasonal blooms, one mineral-rich metallics, one dated shells from 30 million years ago, one a remnant from scouring the seafloor for a lost seismometer in a hydrates area.