Tag Archives: #tllp2016

Design Process Thinking: Mind Mapping

Last week, grade 11 art students began exploring their first major task:  #Canada150.  We devoted a few days to exploration:  looking through each of the artists’ sites and artworks, discussing their significance as well as our topic.  I wanted to … Continue reading

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A Framework for Design

Melissa Purtee wrote a post that intrigued me because of her willingness to discuss a topic that challenges some educators.  The connections formed between motivation, behaviour and cognition were brilliant.  Many times, students possess a level of motivation that allows them … Continue reading

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If I hadn’t tried TAB

Today, I introduced an activity to help my senior students notice the differences between lines and values.  I had been sifting through Clara Lieu’s playlist, “How to Draw a Portrait with Charcoal & Cross-Hatching” and thought that Clara’s tip to … Continue reading

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The Learning Environment: Time for a Change?

Today was my last day of work.  As I prepared to leave my room for a lovely summer break, I took a few pictures for a couple of reasons:  1) I wanted to capture the image of my super-shiny, clean … Continue reading

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Exploring TAB & Technology in Art Education

My team and I are at the beginning of a new learning journey — one that is both exciting and intimidating.  I have never been more grateful to be part of a strong team, since our leadership skills are bound … Continue reading

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#TLLP2016

I am sitting on a plane, on my way back to Thunder Bay from Toronto, after #TLLP2016.  Three days devoted to learning more about our project, clarifying our thinking and working toward our goals.  I am so thankful that Lindsay … Continue reading

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