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Visarts summary to the 31st July


Visarts summary to the 31st July


Kia ora koutou,

Hopefully everybody is back into the swing of things after braving the first week back...


Primary / Junior Secondary links

Old-school animation  will be happening in my room this term using flipbooks and one of my  favourite artists to share with students...Keith Haring.


Threads not covered under other headings:

Skateboard decks seem to crop up annually -  2015, 2016 and again  in last weeks 2017 thread on decks, to access use the log-in ‘artsonline’ and the password ‘mailinglist’.


Coming Up…

  • 1 day left to register for The Art of Education online conference featuring Sir Ken Robinson

  • Tuesday 8th August, 12.30pm - 3.30pm. half day painting workshop Kohia Education Centre - cost $95 per person

  • Osmeivy Ortega, Cuban printmaker,  in New Zealand for five weeks,  until the 5th September. Limited availability for workshops with small groups of students - contact Rosemary Theunissen at Otahuhu College for details.

  • 25th August - last day to register students for the Wallace Art Award


Senior Secondary links:

In this Active Art Project by teacher Giovanni Perdicchia students interpreted postures of the main characters in some famous paintings observing details that might otherwise go unnoticed, in the process creating some startling images of students reminiscent of Deborah Oropallo


Professional Reading links:

'To retain our best teachers we need to stop killing them with planning, marking and meetings'

Forwarded by our specialist classroom teacher -  the Teacher Toolkit blog 5 Minute Wellbeing Plan, devised for ‘guilty teachers’ can be used with the 5 minute Workload Plan to control workload by really helping you to focus on doing a few, high impact, important things well.


Kia pai tō wiki



Bridget Blair

Arts Online Community Facilitator - Visartsnet​


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