The Art Guy

queenofhaiku:

What do you do when you have lost the motivation to write - but still need to write something?  I share what helps me to overcome that problem in this blog.  

I wrote this for Bubblews.  It is a website that pays writers by page clicks.

6 days agoqueenofhaiku 1 note
There is something chilling and totalitarian about this insistence that cops have the right to do as they wish without what amounts to public oversight. What is it they fear? After all, the officer who is being videotaped can protect himself by doing one simple thing: his job.
- Leonard Pitts Jr (via redcloud)
6 days agoliberalsarecoolpurplebuddhaproject 721 notes
Teaching is like painting a huge Victorian mansion. And you don’t actually have enough paint. And when you get to some sections of the house it turns out the wood is a little rotten or not ready for the paint. And about every hour some supervisor comes around and asks you to get down off the ladder and explain why you aren’t making faster progress. And some days the weather is terrible. So it takes all your art and skill and experience to do a job where the house still ends up looking good.
- The Hard Part | Peter Greene (via apsies)
1 week agoapsies 53 notes
If media conglomerates as massive as Time Warner and Fox need to get bigger to combat the power of Comcast, what do you suppose that means for the much smaller Web-based services that will be fighting for the necessary bandwidth to survive?
- Comcast is going to destroy the Internet. (via wilwheaton)
1 week agoliberalsarecoolsalon 1,300 notes

willrichardson:

Meredith Broussard:

It may be many years until Philadelphia’s education budget matches its curriculum requirements. In the meantime, there are a few things the district—and other flailing school districts in America—can do. Stop giving standardized tests that are inextricably tied to specific…
1 week agowillrichardson 4 notes
Google dropped all of its restrictions surrounding profile names Tuesday, which means users can now use any name they want on their profile page.
- Google : Fake Profile Names Are Now Allowed
1 week ago #ed tech #tech ed #educational technology
(via A Beginner’s Guide to Using Double Exposure in Photoshop - DIY Photography)

(via A Beginner’s Guide to Using Double Exposure in Photoshop - DIY Photography)

1 week ago 2 notes#art ed #art education #photography #ed tech #tech ed
(via How-To: Pin Poked Lamp Shade Illustration | MAKE: Craft)

(via How-To: Pin Poked Lamp Shade Illustration | MAKE: Craft)

1 week ago 1 note#art ed #art education #DIY
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford (via bombtune)
1 week agobombtune 6 notes
gjmueller:

What Do Teachers Think About EdTech?

gjmueller:

What Do Teachers Think About EdTech?

1 week agogjmueller 19 notes
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