Drop Everything and Design!

On September 8, 2012, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Over the last two weeks I worked with Grade 7 and 8 students introducing them to Design Thinking. With all of their regular timetabled subjects suspended for the day, we were able to focus on essential concepts and skills they will need to develop prior to the commencement of a…

Digital Issues by Digital Natives

On March 17, 2010, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Like many contemporary educators, I am constantly looking beyond the walls of the school to provide ‘real world’ opportunities for students to attain 21st century skills. While gazing at samples of student work on the walls of the Media Centre at CDNIS, I knew that the bar needed to be…

The Art of Photojournalism

Does working with a group of 20 young creative types, who don’t know one another, are from different cultures, have limited audio/video production experience, and 3 days to create a cinematic presentation sound challenging (or just plain crazy) to you? The annual SEASAC ARTS festival spans three days, bringing together…