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FluidArts Debuts


From: BJ Berquist (berquist_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 13 2001 - 11:43:49 PDT

FluidArts debuts this month
Dateline: July 11, 2001. San Francisco, California
Lifelong Learning, Global Learning, 9-12, College/University.

FluidArts, ( a nonprofit global cooperative of
artists, scientists, engineers, and educators announces the inaugural
of its website.

Sponsored by MillÚnaire: The Third Millennium Classroom (USA)
(, Leonardo Online (France),
( the Miksike Learning Environment (Estonia)
( and Learning About Leonardo/Thinkquest (USA),

FluidArts' debut edition highlights collaborative projects, dispatches
educators in developing countries, and a distinguished cache of
reflecting best practices in the area of arts and science education and

This month: interviews with educators and artists from Colombia, India
Jamaica publicizing their efforts to demystify and adapt technology to
synchronize with their culture's milieu; examples of the organization's
initiating work with students as designers, translators, writers,
and mentors; and information about FAs development of WaterRoots, an
educational project designed in connection with Virtual Africa's "The
and Power of Water" (

FluidArts' resources are sorted for beginning, intermediate and advanced
literacy. The organization's goal is to promote an 'enlightened' media
literacy that focuses on and champions individual and cultural
as they are reflected through the arts, the sciences and technology.

For more information, contact Deborah Phelan at

Respectfully submitted,
BJ Berquist
Associate Educator, TAPPED IN