Yesterday I lucked upon a book on learning that was so interesting that I read it in one sitting. Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James M. Lang (2016) explains small changes or quick activities that you can incorporate into any course to boost student learning. He breaks down several strategiesContinue reading “Small Teachings”
Sometimes I can work smart. Sometimes I work hard without being smart about the project. Sometimes I fail for lack of working hard and smart at the same time. I dubbed 2022 the year of “Easier, not harder.” That will be my only litmus test. Is this easier or harder? My current project failure isContinue reading “My Monday Mindset”
One of my goals is to teach someone else all I learn about digital storytelling. This school year I have been teaching my work sibling ~ BT ~ so he can pass the lessons on to his 7th graders in his media literacy class. Every student in our school, an independent school that services gradesContinue reading “Playing with Rush ~ A Practice Video”
I started this project in September. Though I am not that happy with out come, I am sharing it anyway.
In a recent blog post, Liz Steel asked, “Do you have any regular habits to help fit sketching into your daily life?” Despite always having a technical pen and a tiny sketchbook in my coat pocket, I don’t. Two things that I can try that Liz Steel does is sketching something from every outing sheContinue reading “Building a Sketch Habit”
Continual Line Contour with a pen is the best technique I have found to learn to slow down and look.
I have worn out the tip of my brush-pen with too much practice. It is still full of ink. LePen Technical Drawing Pen Brush.