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Archive for March 2008

My Summer Trip from 2007

March 31, 2008

My best friend and I took a trip out to BC last year and drove. It was quite the experience. Having not been in cramped quarters with one person exclusively certainly was something new for me. Along the way, I learned about western Canadian wildlife, fed deer, swam in the lake, walked on beaches and […]

selling myself

March 30, 2008

still getting caught up here…I put together a pictoral summary of myself via powerpoint, then downloaded it to slideshare. Here it is:

Podcasts and Readers and Mp3s OH MY!

March 26, 2008

One aspect of being a student is always having to contend with the fact that you are broke. Which means you usually have to contend with a part time job. I work with cell phones.¬†And even though I do not get nearly enough time to explain how much I enjoy technological aesthetics, I decided one […]

Priceless….

March 24, 2008

Here is the link to my priceless video, as it does not want to embed. I am working on getting this resolved…in the meantime enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC0CbOoXm-E

A positive site for self esteem and our students

March 23, 2008

As an educator, I am always looking for new sites to add to my arsenal and teaching. One site that I came across is campaignforrealbeauty.ca, which is actually Dove soap! They have many tools and resources on this site, for building self esteem in young women, and girls. There are quizzes, opportunities for discussion and […]

Computers, art, and overcoming creative blocks in the classroom.

March 20, 2008

For those of us in the arts who have a bit of a phobia about technology, I will share with you my experiences over the past month while working with troubled youth in the alternative education system. I have been helping out over at CAS (Cornwall Alternative School) as part of a community project, between […]

Spring deadlines, and powerpoint presentations.

March 20, 2008

Even though I have not been on here to update in quite sometime, I figured now that things have slowed significantly, with a bit of breathing room, I am going to transpose my observations from the last few weeks of teaching and discuss them on here. The reason why is because I have used technology […]