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Flipboard for the classroom

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At many of the schools I currently teach at students work on and are quite proficient across multiple digital devices. Some schools offer a device specific environment, whilst others encourage a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy. While this means students have access to the internet, oftentimes a students’ experience is determined by the chosen software/operating system. Continue reading Flipboard for the classroom

Art History class ‘Online’

Inquiry Question

“How can we make learning Art History easier, enjoyable, relevant and interactive? And how do we instil a sense of ownership over the learning process for students who often prefer learning via visual means?”

“’In Visual Arts Stage 6 students develop skills in the use of both contemporary and traditional technology in … art criticism and art history.” – Visual Arts Stage 6 Syllabus (BOS, 2010)

We wish to develop a hypothetical class project suited for stage 6 visual arts theory called the ‘Digital Art History Timeline’. This will take the format of an online learning area which students will be able to contribute to. Continue reading Art History class ‘Online’