Tag Archives: art history

Creating a Test with Students

Tests = stress, but maybe there’s a better way to create them… My grade 11 class is studying the Renaissance, and we have been busy taking notes from the videos we’ve been watching that help us understand the era.  To … Continue reading

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An Interview with Roy MacGregor

My grade 9 #NipRockArt students were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Roy MacGregor today via Skype.  The class is busy working on their culminating assignment as semester one draws to a close, and his research has helped … Continue reading

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Invisible Art

#NipRockArt students learned about Invisible Art today.  Listen to CBC’s podcast: INVISIBLE ART I think it’s safe to say that Lana Newstrom’s artwork left an impression on my classes.  The image below includes some of the most common words found throughout … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing… a Lesson Plan?

Remember the term Team Teaching?  It was a pretty cool idea, but it faded away into a bit of a foggy memory once the world of 2.o caught the attention of collaborative teachers everywhere.  Online PD is all the rage right … Continue reading

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The Future of Prehistoric Art

My plan for changing the way I share what I know of Prehistoric art went alright… but I know it can be better.  It might take some more creativity, reflection and (hopefully) suggestions, but I’ll get there. The lesson began … Continue reading

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Something New…

You know that moment just before you fall asleep?  When you’re done with the day and you might be sorting through things or going over new thoughts?  Last night I started to think of how I might approach a lesson … Continue reading

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