Category: for my students

Student self-assessment of Critical and Creative Thinking

Dear Class,  Your self-assessment of Critical and Creative Thinking are due ASAP!  Please follow the directions below.   The Core Competencies are a foundational component to the re-designed curriculum. This year, our focus at JO will be the Critical and Creative Thinking Competencies.…

Sampling for Audacity Primer

Dear Media Arts students Here are some like to music which takes Sampling to a whole new level. Sampling is the reuse of a portion or sample of a sound recording in another recording. Samples may comprise rhythm, melody, speech, or other sounds. They are…

Oh Banksy

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/banksy-girl-with-balloon-auction-1.4853419 Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for $1.4M Artist’s canvas suddenly passed through shredder installed in frame The Associated Press · Posted: Oct 06, 2018 6:35 AM ET | Last Updated: 11 hours ago A gallery technician adjusts Banksy’s artwork…

So you bought a sketchbook… now what?

Well, you draw in it of course! You can write, doodle, collage, all sorts of things.  Some people use sketchbooks  as a ‘Visual diary’   There is no doubt that sketching is an activity that helps you work through any…

Sketching and slowing down

Just spent a few days on Pender Island, the most southern of our Gulf Islands.  After schools end I simply wanted to slow myself down, think about the year, and make some plans. The way I slowed myself down was…