Curriculum

Friday Video Break: ‘The Art of the Metaphor’

By Anthony Rebora — November 30, 2012 1 min read

TEDEducation has been putting together some cool short lesson videos combining instruction by high-profile educators with animation. (Look out, Salman Khan.) Here’s a particularly nice one with the poet Jane Hirshfield (who better?) discoursing on the role and purpose of metaphors. Sample quote: “Metaphors get under your skin by ghosting right past the logical mind ...

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.