opinion of education Archive

  • What a fabulous experience! Last weekend, was my long awaited documentary-media/graduation installation at Inglenook Community High School. Between the Doc Now audience and the audience who came as a result […]

    Installation After-math

    What a fabulous experience! Last weekend, was my long awaited documentary-media/graduation installation at Inglenook Community High School. Between the Doc Now audience and the audience who came as a result […]

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  • Thanks for dropping in on the Wired To Learn installation! Please take a moment to add a comment below regarding any of the following questions: How did the media/interviews presented […]

    Installation weekend!

    Thanks for dropping in on the Wired To Learn installation! Please take a moment to add a comment below regarding any of the following questions: How did the media/interviews presented […]

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  • Wild month ahead! As of today I have 22 days left before the BIG installation, and you know what that means… EUPHORIC STRESS. I was at Inglenook yesterday to assess […]

    The Juggling Act

    Wild month ahead! As of today I have 22 days left before the BIG installation, and you know what that means… EUPHORIC STRESS. I was at Inglenook yesterday to assess […]

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  • Choosing the right space for my documentary media installation was a challenge. Initially, it was clear. It would have be in a classroom that resembled my Alma mater, Villa-Maria (which, […]

    Inglenook It Is!

    Choosing the right space for my documentary media installation was a challenge. Initially, it was clear. It would have be in a classroom that resembled my Alma mater, Villa-Maria (which, […]

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  • Fifteen interviews of high school instructors and learners are officially transcribed. To celebrate, I will eat a bag of chips, curse that foolish decision (post consumption) and then begin to […]

    Digging Through Text

    Fifteen interviews of high school instructors and learners are officially transcribed. To celebrate, I will eat a bag of chips, curse that foolish decision (post consumption) and then begin to […]

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  • I feel so invaded! I’m reading my way through several books about education and I just picked up John Taylor Gatto’s Dumbing Us Down (1992). For those of you who […]

    OMG, we’re dumb!

    I feel so invaded! I’m reading my way through several books about education and I just picked up John Taylor Gatto’s Dumbing Us Down (1992). For those of you who […]

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  • Here’s the thing about editing, choosing the best content is tough. We get attached to our media and have a hard time deciphering the relevant material from the unnecessary. As […]

    Fine tooth comb

    Here’s the thing about editing, choosing the best content is tough. We get attached to our media and have a hard time deciphering the relevant material from the unnecessary. As […]

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  • Before the holidays I had the pleasure of interviewing Leah Sherry, a high school teacher (who prefers to be called a “facilitator”) and some of her students at the CICO […]

    A Bridge in the Room

    Before the holidays I had the pleasure of interviewing Leah Sherry, a high school teacher (who prefers to be called a “facilitator”) and some of her students at the CICO […]

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  • This past semester I took a course called Advanced Topics in the History of Documentary. We covered a wide range of topics, theorists and genres of film-making (from Michel Foulcault […]

    The pleasure of a ludic classroom

    This past semester I took a course called Advanced Topics in the History of Documentary. We covered a wide range of topics, theorists and genres of film-making (from Michel Foulcault […]

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  • Oh boy, reading philosophy has always intimidated me. Bottom line: I hate it. I remember one of the first classes I chose in University when I was 19yrs old was […]

    Contemplating Foucault

    Oh boy, reading philosophy has always intimidated me. Bottom line: I hate it. I remember one of the first classes I chose in University when I was 19yrs old was […]

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