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in medias res

written as my swansong right before handover
sometimes here in Singapore, perhaps we overlook what’s really important and focus on the peripheral.
And hopefully this time, we’ll be in medias res… 95 more words

Bits Of Life

Loraine Moore, "Citadel," ca. 1978

Students in Prof. Siddons’ “Art Since 1960” class had the chance this spring to write about a work of art from the OSUMA collection, featured in the exhibition, “Sharing a Journey.” The assignment entailed looking at a work of art for at least 45 minutes, and to write about their close-looking experience, followed by interpretation. 514 more words

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Ray Howlett, "New Limit," 1997

Students in Prof. Siddons’ “Art Since 1960” class had the chance this spring to write about a work of art from the OSUMA collection, featured in the exhibition, “Sharing a Journey.” The assignment entailed looking at a work of art for at least 45 minutes, and to write about their close-looking experience, followed by interpretation. 535 more words

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Point of View

The point of view in a piece of fiction is the perspective from which the story is told. This may seem like a simple concept – … 402 more words

Fiction

Show don't tell

Show, don’t tell

A lot of new writers struggle with maintaining a healthy balance between directly informing (telling)  the reader of relevant details such as what a character, thinks, feels, values, believes, looks like and so and indirectly revealing (showing) these details . 300 more words

Fiction

Robert Rauschenberg, "Drifts," 1968

Students in Prof. Siddons’ “Art Since 1960” class had the chance this spring to write about a work of art from the OSUMA collection, featured in the exhibition, “Sharing a Journey.” The assignment entailed looking at a work of art for at least 45 minutes, and to write about their close-looking experience, followed by interpretation. 567 more words

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A whole new ball game

Here’s another post from my classroom blog. I’ve entered all of my year 12 students into an essay writing competition which is a little unusual considering the all consuming nature of this final year but, as this post explains, this may turn out to be one of the best things they do this year in preparing for their future career in education. 702 more words

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