Friday, October 7, 2011

"Imagination is more important than knowledge"

Did you know that Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."  He also said,  “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”

Research has shown that telling stories from culturally diverse sources instrumental in the growth of imagination.  “Storytellers Favorite Fables” features four award winning storytellers from diverse backgrounds. In this clip, storyteller Leeny Seamonds is retelling the Russian folktale “the Turnip” as “Yuca”, her own bilingual version.

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