The Ultimate Checklist for a Teaching Position

You’ve probably been asking yourself: “How do I get a teaching job?” or “What is the process in getting a teaching job?”  Unfortunately for us, we’re in the same “job searching boat”.  However, you are most fortunate to be floating along with me, as I habitually tend to collect, organize and write everything that has happened […]

Contemporary Agreement: Redefining Visual Principles (without commentary)

1. Appropriation in the arts is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. It can be understood as “the use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work.” In the visual arts, to appropriate means to properly adopt, borrow, recycle or sample aspects (or the entire form) of […]

Teacher Resources: Think Responsibly about Graffiti

Working on my final project for my curriculum class and stumbled upon this gem.  The article Graffiti Vandalism Linked to Urban Decay intrigues me.  If you read it, drop a line.  Or on any of these resources for that matter! The purpose of their site is to present safety issues of concern to the City of Calgary […]

DSLR Camera Simulator- Creator Jon Arnold

An amazing tool for teaching photography. This resource works with a variety of the elements when taking photographs.  For instance, ISO and shutter speed.  One of the drawbacks is that this application doesn’t offer the viewer to roam from left to right to capture a variety of compositions. However the application on focusing and framing does […]

Some Good Stop Motion

The Lamp – Stop Motion Western Spaghetti by PES Written and Directed by PES. Follow PES on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theartistknownasPES *2009 Sundance Film Festival Winner *TIME Magazine voted #2 Viral Video of the Year *2009 Audience Award, Annecy Animation Festival