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In-Depth 2021

Sharing my Embroidery Learning Progress through a Virtual In-Depth Night

Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation! My name is Grace Zhang, and I am a grade 10 TALONS student. Over the past few months, I have been learning the art and technical skills of embroidery. I’m very excited to have… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on My In-Depth Experience Thus Far

According to de Bono in his book How to Have a Beautiful Mind, “Concepts are the parents of practical ideas” (107). They “capture the main ‘essence’ but may not cover all aspects” (118). When defining concepts, it is generally most… Continue Reading →

The Six Coloured Hats

“The metaphor of six coloured hats – white, red, black, yellow, green, and blue – is used to align the thinkers or members of the discussion so that they are all looking the same direction at any one time. […]… Continue Reading →

Learning to Hold Beautiful Conversations

“If you want to be interesting, be interested.” – David Ogilvy   In my in-depth journey this year, I have been emphasizing and focusing on my mentorship by learning to develop a beautiful mind. According to de Bono’s book, “being… Continue Reading →

The First of Many Stitches

There is a saying my mentor shared with me that one is not a true embroiderer until they have bled on their work and made it their own. There is something about these handsewn imperfections that make the result more… Continue Reading →

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