The most eloquent of cuts

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My students were asked to comment on which of the areas of film language they found most attuned to and which they found most difficult to get to grips with, many remarked on how difficult it seems that lighting is to read, others editing.. The truth is that even your teachers will also have difficulty with some texts. Textual analysis requires closely focused attention, and one has to be in the right frame of mind to do it. While it is difficult to ...

CREATIVE ART SUMMER SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

3 WEEK CREATIVE ART SUMMER SCHOOL in the Ardèche (South of France) (Saturday 28 June - Saturday 19 July) Following on from the last visual arts blog which pointed students in the direction of a one or two week summer school in Italy, I thought I'd tell you about a fantastic three week summer school in the South of France! It’s March and summer might seem a long way away - but now is the time to consider what great – and in ...

Myths about Internal Assessment

  At a recent category 1 workshop in Hong Kong that I was facilitating, it became immediately obvious that a number of teachers (and schools) deliver the internally assessed component of the mathematics program in very different ways. These differences arose largely from common misconceptions about how IA should be administered in schools. Much of the confusion rested in how much help teachers were allowed to give to students and how much time should be given to complete a particular task. ...