Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Travelling Stories

Do you have a travelling story about Chicago?
Has any of your family travelled to Chicago from somewhere, or vice versa?

Please share!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Do you know this?

Based on the work we're doing in some classes, regarding images (this being the final weeks of looking at their power) - do you know this image and the power it relates? Without looking it up online, would you care to guess or tell us what you think it is?

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Ice Cream Revolution

As a quick note with the growing interest in the "Occupy Wall Street" Campaign, an unexpected sponsor has offered their moral support to the project.


Tremendous stuff.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Khan Academy

Khan Academy Website

Maybe you've already heard of Khan Academy, but if you haven't, check it out. A completely democratic approach to education? Possible through technology. Free. Available to anyone with an internet connection. This is the kind of rethinking of the educational paradigm that can start to spur progress.

what do you think of khan? Can it work?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Choices for the 8minute project.


Block Museum

Smart Museum

Gallery 400

Museum of Contemporary Art

Field Museum

Museum of Science and Industry

Spertus Museum

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Renaissance Society

Three Walls

Hyde Park Art Center

Chicago Art Department

National Museum of Mexican Art

Chicago Children’s Museum

Dusable Museum

Hull House Museum


We look forward to seeing them,

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

TA Tumblr

The TA has a blog too!

Though, to avoid confusion of the gmail accounts etc on blogger, I've decided to use tumblr.

Blog hard, blog often.