If heaven is a place, then that is where I live. Seriously, something magical happens when I get home before 5. Honnnnnnnk! Good luck my fellow commuters.

If heaven is a place, then that is where I live. Seriously, something magical happens when I get home before 5. Honnnnnnnk! Good luck my fellow commuters.

I can’t believe this is actually my morning commute.

I can’t believe this is actually my morning commute.

Just another day at the office.

Just another day at the office.

Modern Media Consumption

I personally do not object to being targeted by certain media based on my reported interests. If I am going to be exposed to advertising, my preference is that it be for products and services of some personal relevance, and not simply those which target a…

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Review of Social Justice and Art Education

In Social Justice and Art Education, Elizabeth Garber draws a connection between the common practice of challenging issues of social justice in contemporary art and how these practices can be developed within art education. She draws on great exemplars…

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Engaging with Reality

There’s an exciting trend in education right now that I may revolutionize the way we teach. Teachers are starting to bridge the gap between the curriculum students are immersed in for thirty-plus hours a week with their real lives.

Math has typically been…

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My sweet lord, this looks even better than I possibly could have hoped. We may each have our own personal favourite film, but it’s humbling to see how his style continues to be bolder and braver with every new venture.

Just look at those colours! 

Vonnegut Quote Examining Communication

While in deep discussion of the limits of communication in one of my classes recently, I was reminded of one of my favourite excerpts from Kurt Vonnegut’s final novel, Timequake:

I taught how to be sociable with ink on paper. I told my students that when…

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The Benefits of Small Group Discussions

Working in small groups has been found to be one of the most successful ways of providing a more intimate learning environment and necessitates participation from the students who may stand to benefit from it the most. The potential of this format is…

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Classroom Discussion

Generating in-class discussion can be an incredibly useful process that helps information transition into knowledge. Unfortunately, in many cases it can be underused or even entirely misused. For a proper conversion to take place, discussions need to be…

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Technology in the Classroom

We recently received an inspiring lecture from Chris Kennedy, the superintendent of the West Vancouver school district. He curates an awesome blog called Culture of Yes which is widely regarded as one of the best Education blog in Canada. Like myself,…

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ELLA & PITR’S ANAMORPHIC PAINTINGS PROJECT

Anamorphic: an intentional distortion.

The artistic duo Ella and Pitr (a.k.a. Papier Peintres) are best known for their street frame collages have taken their art to another level. Together they scouted out beautiful spaces that had been abandoned and then spent the next two months in Eitenne transforming these rare spots into wonderful illusions. Depending on the angle you take your picture in front of the backdrops, one can seem as if they’re actually captured in a frame.

All in all, they painted 11 different anamorphic paintings that were photographed and used as part of a campaign for the National Dramatic Center of St. Etienne. 

via mymodernmet

all photos © Ella & Pitr  via their website & Graffiti Art Magazine

The Man Who Saw the Future
I’ve recently had the pleasure of attending a local Pecha Kuchaevent where I was exposed to the…View Post

The Man Who Saw the Future

I’ve recently had the pleasure of attending a local Pecha Kuchaevent where I was exposed to the…

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The Completion of Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familiais more of a testament to the power of the human imagination than to the Catholic church. It was started in 1882 and wasn’t expected to be completed for another fifty-some years. New estimates project that it will be completed by 2026. When…

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