Monthly Archives: February 2012

Poetic Digital Tales

In early summer, my Grade 10 class return to lessons after the excitement of a few weeks’ external examinations. Due to a change in the school’s calendar this year, the students have a little more time than in the past. … Continue reading

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Rethinking Time and Space

Last year I made a PowerPoint presentation in response to Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, ‘Slaughterhouse Five’. This was to introduce Grade 11 students to the concept of forming a key focus in response to a summer reading book. I recently revisited … Continue reading

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Budding Film Experts

Later this school year, our Grade 6 students will produce and present a collaborative analysis of a key aspect of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’. In their ‘expert’ groups, they may focus on the use of a particular type of … Continue reading

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Blog Metamorphosis & Visual Literacy

Blog Metamorphosis I recently visited my school blog and these were my thoughts: This blog could do with metamorphosing into something new… What if I use my own drawings and images for a more practical use, rather than simply to … Continue reading

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