[in-depth] virtual in-depth night!

Hi! Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation. I’m Joanna, a grade 9 TALONS. I spent my 2020 In-Depth project diving into the fascinating and complex world of digital collaging. My progress is demonstrated in my virtual portfolio. Hope you have a pleasant and fun journey to the peculiar world of collage art! Feel free to leave a comment and/or question below, and don’t forget to visit other people’s blogs.  …

[in-depth] my noble conquest

Collage is the noble conquest of the irrational, the coupling of two realities, irreconcilable in appearance, upon a plane which apparently does not suit them – Max Ernest This year, my In-Depth project hasn’t exactly been a smooth journey. But, through my hardships, I became much more resourceful and experienced. Currently, as the In-Depth projects draw to a close, I’m preparing my final presentation and finalizing my works. Though I…

[science] ecological footprint – my steps on earth

PLAN   My Calculated Footprint: 13.45 hectares  Subtotals:  Water Use – 1.50 hectares, Clothing: 1.05 hectares, Stuff – 0.30 hectares, Shelter – 4.40 hectares, Transportation – 2.40 hectares, Fun – 1.30 hectares, Food – 2.50 hectares   Comparison Of My Footprint To Others Comparing my ecological footprint to the footprint of others, I noticed that my footprint, at 13.45 hectares, is significantly larger than most of my peers, which ranges…

[digital literacy] 2-1-1

  english assignment one: eminent link: eminent intro blog post and eminent bibliography  description of the assignment The introductory eminent blog post was the first part of the TALONS humanities assignment, Eminent, where we research a gifted person we deem “eminent” to society and present our learning through a speech from the perspective of a significant object/person to our eminent person and an interactive learning center that further demonstrates their…

[in-depth #1] poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion

“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.” – T.S. Eliot For 2020’s In-Depth study, I’m challenging myself to pursue poetry for publication. Poetry has always been a huge passion of mine.…

[digital literacy] my eminent 2019: with ambition comes hardships

This semester, a project that has impacted me gravely was Eminent, the exploration of a gifted person deemed eminent. Through extensive research, we compiled information to celebrate a person of eminence with an introductory post, a speech, and a learning center. This year, I chose Edgar Allan Poe, a brilliant writer and poet, as my eminent person. In two months, I utilized and developed my research skills to portray Poe’s…

[eminent] bibliography

a collection of bibs that shaped and moved my knowledge in Edgar Allan Poe:   Cestre, Charles, Thomas Mabbott, and Jacques Barzun. Edgar Allan Poe. 1 November 2019. Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. Website. 30 November 2019. <https://www.britannica.com/biography/Edgar-Allan-Poe>.   Cleman, John. “Irresistible Impulses: Edgar Allan Poe and the Insanity Defense.” American Literature (1991): 623 – 640. Journal. 30 November 2019.   Harrison, James Albert. Life and letters of Edgar Allan Poe. New…

[eminent] all that we seem within a dream or seem is but a dream

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” — “A Dream Within A Dream” by Edgar Allan Poe  Amid the roaring rise of American Romanticism, Edgar Allan Poe emerged to eminence as an outlaw of the literacy world. The life of Edgar Allan Poe was an unhappy record of a talented disaster. His brilliant abilities propelled him into madness. The genius became the madman. Such…