Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Global Warming 2

video

Another look at Global Warming. . .

English B Standard - Criterion A, Criterion C Assessment
This is a small video that a student has created to inform you about a global issue.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Jazzzzz too! - February 27

On Sunday, February 27 at 5:30pm Oeiras International School will present  the 2nd event in a series.  This event is a music and poetry recital which involves students and staff from our school, members of the CAP program, and parents.  These events are setting our school apart from the others;-)

I made the poster. . .

Jazzzz too! tickets

and tickets too . . .

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Student Work - VOICE THREAD

http://news.meridianschool.edu/files/Microphone-Clipart-Illustration.jpg

Oral language work has taken on new dimensions in the past few year.  We have moved beyond role-playing and into moved into a cyber realm.  Our audience now transends the local classroom and has spread across the planet.  Everyone can now participate in our learning.  WoW!!!  Imagine that!!!

Below are my Year 11 English B contributions to cyber-learning in the form of a VoiceThread;-)

Freedom of Religion - http://voicethread.com/?#u1551847.b1719739.i9051982
Freedom of Speech -  http://voicethread.com/share/1708770/

Global Warming 1


video

English B - Criterion A, Criterion C Assessment
This is a small video that a student has created to inform you about a global issue. 

Monday, February 14, 2011

You don't get harmony when everyone sings the same note. . .

Ain't that the truth.  Too many schools try to be one-note schools, where everyone is pre-programmed to think the same thing.  This does not allow for creativity, flexibility and growth of the organization or the individuals - staff and students alike.

Check out this blog post that I happened upon to learn more. http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/1774

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Google does it again . . .

Now the major art museums around the world are only a keystroke away with Google Art Project. It's like taking a holiday without every leaving home.  http://www.googleartproject.com/