Arts

I am a teacher at Langley Fine Arts School, specializing in primary teaching and dance. My interests include early childhood education, arts integration, brain research, global learning, motivation and creativity. I am looking forward to my role as a mentor in the Butterfly Effect program. I am hoping to utilize my learning in this program to develop a similar program with elementary students. I visited Kenya in 2014 with the PA-MOJA team and look forward to connecting with students in Kenya...

TERRORISM:WOMEN AND TERRORISM.

QUESTION OF INQUIRY What motivates terrorists to commit their acts of violence and killing other people? Hey hae sorry for the long silence, I am still continuing with my terrorism project but under a different category. I really want to research more on women and terrorism. I did a collective data in school whereby my question was “When one hears of terrorism, what strikes in his or her head?”The options were A. Women B.Men….Most of the responses I got were option A. But I came to realize...

METARMORPHISIS:GRAFFITTI

Inquiry question:how arts specifically graffiti can be used to convey messages Mentor:Ian I am so sorry guys for not keeping you updated on my project but am now back with a blow. Through all the research that i have carried out,i have realized that graffiti has not only been used for beauty purposes but also an easy and convenient way to convey messages.it has also come to my notice that through the pieces of created by different artists terrorism crises can be solved and curbed in a much...

Hive Mind Update 26

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtT3e3exJA0 Stephen and Timothy Quay ( / ˈ k w eɪ / kway ; born June 17, 1947) are American identical twin brothers better known as the Brothers Quay or Quay Brothers . They are influential stop-motion animators . They are also the recipients of the 1998 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design for their work on the play The Chairs . A couple of weeks ago when I dropped into figure drawing I met a guy who told me about the aforementioned film makers. It...

Hive Mind Update 25 (Breakthrough/progress)

So I realized I wrote this post in a text document and never posted about it so here it is. Well the past week has finally kind of worked out for Hive Mind. I think I have finally figured out how the rest of the film should be shot. I realized in order for the scaling of everything to be as ‘perfect’ as I want it to be I have to film the majority of the characters’ scenes in front of a green screen and for wide shots shrink them so that the architecture looks a lot larger. I also realized...

Hive Mind Update 24 (challenges/setbacks)

Recently I have been struggling with making progress. The main reason being the city set was built without the thought of really filming there. There are a numerous amount of buildings that make it very difficult to navigate around and get any stable footage. I also built the set too close to the wall, where the bluescreen is currently hanging. Because of the reflection from the light, when I use chromakey parts of my city disappear as well. All this was very easy to brush off and assume I...

Hive Mind Update 23 (Celebration of Learning)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByF-ZoJN-u2SVVpWb05NMy1pdkU Above is my presentation document Well the end of the term has come and I will be taking this project into my next cycle but for now here's to making it this far into the project. I think that this is the most ambitious project that I have ever attempted. The fact that it hasn't completely fallen apart yet still surprises me every day and I am thankful for everything and everyone that has contributed to it. I don't mean to be...

DOES THE QURAN JUSTIFY THE TERRORIST ACTS COMMITTED?

QUESTION OF INQUIRY What motivates terrorists to commit their acts of violence and killing other people? Hey hae to everyone sorry I had to go back to my previous topic of interest that is terrorism. I actually had a great chat with one of my Muslim friend here in school whereby she gave me information which I thought was very interesting and needed you guys to know. Quran Quran (2:191-193) - "And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. And...

Hive Mind Update 22

Realized I haven't posted in quite a while. So as you can see I'm in the process of filming. Currently around 2.5 minutes into everything. Dragon Frame works perfectly. I've been importing the rendered clips into final cut for more future editing. After the editing passes with final cut it will go into Adobe After Effects. I'm very satisfied with the speed that everything is progressing. I want to compile a trailer/sample to showcase at my celebration of learning on Thursday afternoon.

New Inquiry: Schizophrenia (treatment and stigma)

07/03/16 23:25 Inquiry topic: Schizophrenia Inquiry question: Can we create a health care system that treats schizophrenic patients successfully and reduces the stigma at the same time? Name of teacher: Silvia Knittel Plan: It took me quite a little to find the right project for butterfly effect. My first inquiry wasn't really a topic, that was interesting for me. But I think now I found the right project and I'm very excited about it. Schizophrenia is a very interesting mental disease, but...

THE GALAXY

INQUIRY QUESTION; Is there life apart from the milky way's galaxy life on earth in other galaxies? And if there was, how? Hey, how are you? I plan to start on my new project “The Galaxy”.In this project I will feature on my main question about the possibility of presence of life in the other galaxies. This came to my mind when I thought of the fact that the sun is a medium star marking it obvious that there are other smaller, medium and larger stars .Since they are many stars there might be...

Hive Mind Update 20 (challenges

I recently installed a trial version of Dragon Frame I skim-read the manual and watched all of the company's tutorials on Vimeo. It's pretty user-friendly and is very tailored towards stop-motion. I especially like the tools that are used for shooting and the way they handle frames (individual pictures) in the timeline. I learned a bit more about rgb histograms because it was relevant to the user-interface of the software. Anyone who is interested in digital photography should take a look at...

Mother Earth News

Author: Cam Mather [Author, books written about his lifestyle.] Summary: Cam Mather and wife Michelle moved from their home in the suburbs to a 150 acre farm in Eastern Ontario. It took them 5 years to find a property that woul work for their future, as they set out with the intention of having a property without a grid connection. The house came with solar panels already installed, which Cam and Michelle gradually added to over several years. They now have 2,300 W worth of solar output,...

Hive Mind Update 18

Can't believe this is my 18th post on this project already. Upon taking these photos I have realized how absolutely horrible the sky looks. I think I will go about investing in a bluescreen and I will chromakey in the background instead. Above is a matte-painting/edit of what I want the final product to look like. We are still on schedule though and I am confident that I will be able to begin shooting mid-June by the latest.

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