Author Archive


DS106 Week 4 – Design: A Sansing Sprint

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Inspired by my Slaughterhouse IV bunkmate Chad Sansing, I composed a Design Assignment Sprint. I spent a lot of time in tinkering in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, which always leaves me wishing I could do more than I actually … Continue reading

Messing About with Mood in Image Composites

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Taking another stab at visual assignments, I opted for Switch up the Mood, mostly because I had a few photographs that I had taken with a colleague’s top-shelf digital SLR camera the other day. Consequently, shooting in RAW format, I … Continue reading

The Shape of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet

Friday, June 8th, 2012

In the last couple of days I have been wrapping up a Shakespeare experience of Romeo & Juliet with my ninth grade students. In an effort to keep things light and entertaining when introducing students to Shakespeare, I use a … Continue reading

Remixing Some Sci-Fi Cult Classics

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

While I am already a bit behind and feeling some self-imposed pressure to keep working in DS106, I took on my first visual assignment. I am, after all, still trying to wrap up the school year with my own students … Continue reading

Wrapping Up Some Daily Creativity for Camp

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

In an effort to keep pace with Week 2 of DS106‘s Camp Magic Macguffin, I jumped into The Daily Create cycle. It was a busy week, so I only got around to finishing the required three. Also, I did create … Continue reading

Diving into the DS106 Pool and Camping Magic Macguffin Style – Part 2

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Watching Michael Wesch‘s lecture “From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able” (part 1 and part 2) was a great return to some  thought provoking material for me. I had the fortune of meeting Wesch briefly and seeing an earlier version of this lecture … Continue reading

Diving into the DS106 Pool and Camping Magic Macguffin Style – Part 1

Monday, May 28th, 2012

      Already having my own domain and website, as well as nearly all of the requisite social media accounts, completing Week 1 of DS106 – Camp Magic Macguffin was a pretty easy thing to start. The bulk of the first … Continue reading

My Grandfather: A Family Legend

Monday, May 28th, 2012

While I have more than enough already to do, this week I decided to dust off the old and jump into this summer’s version of DS106, Camp Magic Macguffin. Since I have been doing a lot of research and … Continue reading