In the Beginning

Day one. I am spending a week in Calgary attending ACAD’s summer institute, offering educators 24 different two full day sessions. We participate in six hours of studio sessions each day. I spent today slipping into the comfortable space with line & shadow, the space where I am safe, the space where I enter through sketch(book). I like storying this… (read more)

Greg’s How? – A Guest Post

Friday was my last bus trip with the senior basketball team. Greg, the grade 3, 4, & 5 teacher at the school, is the coach; I just kinda tag along because, although we are a ‘senior boys’ team made of two schools and many kids, hence the ‘need’ for both a male and female supervisor.  I’ve miss coaching basketball this… (read more)

A Prep-Day Chat

I had a really neat chat with Greg, one of the new staff at my school Friday. He and I were chatting about his Information Processing course. If you’ve ever read that curriculum, it can feel older than microfiche. Our school is a rather small K-12 rural school with one computer lab. Though you’d think access to computers wouldn’t be… (read more)