Showing posts from May, 2016
Grade 10 Art students: This is the last component of your final task.  Don't forget to complete your notes (10 marks) as well as your presentation (25 marks).

Helping Our Fellow Canadians

"Going to school" means so much more than learning about math, art, science or physical education.  When we learn, we are also developing our character.  Whenever possible, it is important to notice what we are doing and how we are growing as people who will make an impact on others.

Peter Cameron is an educator who uses every opportunity to share these principles with his students. His classroom has had a very positive influence on our world, and recently, he invited my students to share in this experience.  Please read "#Schools4FortMac" to see how he and his students provided an opportunity for schools to learn about so much more than textbook material.  
My e-learning Media Art students used their new skills to create Google Drawings, which are similar to digital posters.  Each drawing provides information and helpful links for readers who would like to help support their fellow Canadians in times of need.  Please look through the student posts that are provid…

Grade 10: Norval Morrisseau

Grade 10 students: click the image above to access the link we used in class this week.

On Wednesday May 11th, we were fortunate to have Mrs. Lockwood visit our class and share her quilts with us.  She described her creative process and showed examples of her work.  Thanks Mrs. Lockwood!

My question to grade 10 students:  What is the difference between art and craft?  Where do you draw the line?  What do you view as "traditional" art, or even "craft", and do you make a distinction between those objects and art that might be seen in a gallery?  Do you think that some artworks should be displayed in a museum compared with a gallery?  Why or why not?