Archive for the ‘learning’ Category

Dancing on Wheels — Diana Morgan-Hill

March 5, 2010

Dancing on Wheels, a current BBC production, is a dance competition like no other.

After viewing, visit Diana’s site for the inside scoop on this reality

show: #mce_temp_url#

Also, the BBC site for Dancing on Wheels has an interactive game

in which you become a judge of dance. Can you cut it as a judge???

Find out here: #mce_temp_url#


Smithsonian Archives of American Art

September 21, 2009

Smithsonian Archives of American Art




Since 1954, the Archives has collected roughly 16 million letters,

photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks,

business records, and other documents that support the study of

the history of the visual arts in America.


Click on the link to view what is available online:



September 16, 2009

stacked books



is a site

that produces

study guides.

Dive into their

poetry section

for some


reads: #mce_temp_url#

Quote of the Day

September 11, 2009


ship on ocean image



If you want to build

a ship, don’t

drum up the men 

to gather wood,

divide the work and

give orders.



Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  (1900 -1944)

French Writer & Aviator

Poetry Out Loud

September 11, 2009

Poetry Out Loud





Poetry Out Loud is a national program through National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry as they memorize and perform notable poems in a series of competitions that begin in the classroom and will culminate with national championships in Washington, D.C. in April 2010.

For full details, click on the following link:


Photo Fix

September 1, 2009

There are three Flickr sub-groups available under the main title

of Fix My Pic: …just click the icon of the group you want…

fix my pic 1Fix My Pic Please
This group is for those looking to have their photos fixed. 
Simply post your images to the pool, and the editors will do their stuff.

 Fix My Pic -- Please Teach MeFix My Pic • Please Teach Me
This group is for those looking for some help with their editing skills. You will find tutorials and instructional guidance.

 Thanks for Fixin' My PicThanks for Fixin’ My Pic 🙂
This group is where you will find the completed fixes. 
The editors will be posting their work in this group’s pool.

source: Flickr – Fix My Pic

Wanted: One Adventurous Photographer

August 23, 2009

National Geographic -- Gap Adventures


, National Geographic Channel & Gap Adventures 

are giving one exceptional individual the chance to go on assignment 

 with renowned wildlife photographer Jason Edwards to Antarctica!

The brief is to photograph the world’s most remote wilderness 

aboard Gap Adventure’s Antarctica Classic M/S Expedition, exploring

the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula.


The scholarship recipient will receive AU$2000 worth of Pentax 

photographic equipment of his or her choice.


If chosen, you will have your best photos published on

the National Geographic Channel’s website where they will

be viewed by thousands of travelers worldwide, offering

a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to get your foot in

the door of one of the most revered exploration organizations

in the world.


Deadline for applications: October 4, 2009.


Follow the link for full details:


Online Courses: The Compelling Image

August 11, 2009

The Compelling Image




The following is one source of online courses in photography,

video production and multimedia storytelling taught by Pros;

follow the link for a listing of courses offered: