Month: November 2013

Instagram Short Film

from Thomas Jullien  Instagram is an incredible resource for all kinds of images. I wanted to create structure out of this chaos. The result is a crowd source short-film that shows the endless possibilities of social media. The video consists of

Web Design 2 and CSS Final Project

Start with creating from scratch your own brand spanking new theme, and then applying your own CSS tweaks to it. Step 1: create a zip of your base theme and get me to host it on the server. Step 2:

Watch Live Canadian Wildlife

http://pacificwild.org/site/great-bear-live/raw-pacific-wild-live.html  

Create your Own iBlog App

iPhone: http://premium.wpmudev.org/project/wp-for-ios/ , https://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/ Guide: [gview file=”https://iblog.stjschool.org/comtech/files/2013/11/iOS-Documentation.pdf”] Any volunteers? Oh, it will cost someone $99 to actually login as an Apple Developer so any apps can be distributed via the App Store. Android: http://premium.wpmudev.org/project/wp-for-android/ , http://wpappmaker.com/video-tutorial/ I don’t have anything

Religious Conflict and the Search for Historical Explanations

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16-18 Introduction Early in the morning of February 4, 1880, five members of an Irish immigrant family were murdered in rural southwestern Ontario, allegedly by an armed band of vigilantes from the community. No

What Caused Herbert Norman to Take his Life?

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16 to 18 Introduction For many people it is hard to imagine the deep psychological and physical harm that resulted from the Cold War. Just as the idea of terrorism generates public

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Was Jerome Mistreated?

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16–18 Introduction On September 8, 1863, a man whose legs had been cut off at the knees was found on the beach of Sandy Cove, Nova Scotia. He had no identity papers,

Who Should Receive the Credit?

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16-18 Introduction On August 16, 1896, four people — an American miner, a First Nations man, his sister, and their nephew — were looking for gold on a creek that flowed into

Protecting the Nation?

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 14-18 Introduction In the spring of 1864 a series of killings sent a chill across Canada. The blood of 14 men, spilled into the Homathco River before dawn on the morning of

Opposition to Slavery in New France

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 14-18 Introduction During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Canada maintained a practice of slavery that forced people of Aboriginal and African descent to endure captivity and servitude. Many people at that time

Respecting the Doukhobors’ Rights in British Columbia

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 14-18 Introduction Late in the evening of October 28, 1924, Peter Verigin boarded a Canadian Pacific Railway train at Brilliant, British Columbia, the headquarters of the Doukhobor community. About one in the

The Status of Women in New France

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 14-18 Introduction In the spring of 1734, a fire occurred in Montréal that destroyed a hospital and 45 houses on rue Saint-Paul. Criminal proceedings were soon underway against Marie-Josèphe, dite Angélique, a

Investigating Suspects in the Death of Peter Verigin

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16-18 Introduction Late in the evening of October 28, 1924, Peter Verigin boarded a Canadian Pacific Railway train at Brilliant, British Columbia, the headquarters of the Doukhobor community. About one in the

War, Massacre, or Terrorism?

http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16-18 Introduction In the spring of 1864 a series of killings sent a chill across Canada. The blood of 14 men, spilled into the Homathco River before dawn on the morning of

Family Violence and the Reluctance to Speak Up

Source: http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16-18 WARNING: Child abuse can be a very emotional and disturbing topic, and the case of Aurore Gagnon is one of the most terrible on record. If you need to talk

Changing Impressions of Tom Thomson and his Art

Source: http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16 to 18 Introduction What did the painter Vincent Van Gogh, the writer Edgar Allan Poe, and the composer Amadeus Mozart have in common? For one, they were all great artists.

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