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Author Archives: John Oliver
My teaching practice has changed so much over the past decade. In 2003, I was teaching Art & Design in a poorly equipped state school in Scotland. We never had any access to computers! No screen time at all! It … Continue reading
Here is my – CoETaIL 4 final project -Self-Portrait iPad Drawing Lesson Plan in UbD format. This was an interesting way to embed technology into an existing lesson plan. I don’t know when I’ll get a chance to try … Continue reading
I teach three classes – High School Photography, Intro to Art and Middle School P.E. I described one of my uses of technology in Photography in my previous blog. In my High School Intro to Art class, I use … Continue reading
I was impressed by the breadth and depth of this pedagogy during a recent CoETaIL presentation. I saw many similarities between it and the teaching style I use most often. Like most effective teachers, I can see the benefits of … Continue reading
Visual literacy is the name of my game, after all, I teach High School Visual Arts! This put extra pressure on me to do my very best work for this course. I figured everyone would judge me as … Continue reading
Here is my Pecha Kucha presentation….How to Shoot and Edit Digital Photographs I have posted the version with speaker notes to give a better idea of the whole presentation. This was created with all my own photographs and words. I … Continue reading
Here is my Digital Story – John Oliver_Digital Storytelling_Chandrashilla Trek2012_ CoETaIL 3_web version. All images and words by John Oliver. This was a wonderful project to work on and I can see my students enjoying the process too. I intend … Continue reading
Here is my John Oliver Zen PPT_Student_Cyber_Safety_ presentation CoETaIL 3 pdf.This is a major re-working of a PPT from CoETaIL 2. My speaker notes are not visible as they seem to get lost in the conversion from PPT to PDF.
Here is my rather ambitious infographic ( it’s really 13 infographics in 1 !) - John Oliver infographic Analysing an Artwork CoETaIL 3 pdf version. It should be a valuable teaching resource for introducing my Art students to the process of de-constructing … Continue reading