Visual Art, Grade 9 – open AVI 1O In grade 9 visual art, students are encouraged to explore and experiment with a variety of traditional media, such as drawing (pencil, charcoal, pastels…), painting (batik, watercolour, acrylic), clay sculpture, mixed media and printmaking (lino prints, dry points) as they explore a variety of topics and issues […]
Introductory Instrumental Music, Grade 9 – open AMU 1O3 This course is open to any student who wants to learn to play a band instrument that has absolutely no prior experience. The instruments to choose from are: Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Oboe, Bassoon, Baritone, Tuba, French Horn and Percussion. By the end […]
Media Art, Grade 10 – open ASM 2O Grade 10 Media Art course explores how students can use new and emerging technologies to create meaningful imagery that explores issues and themes facing contemporary society so that students can voice their values, beliefs and opinions. Students will use a variety of new media and emerging technologies such as […]
After the 2006 World Conference on Arts Education, UNESCO authored a Road Map for Parents, Teachers, Directors of Education and governments on the importance of Arts Education. Curious about their suggestions and findings? Read on!
Read about how a recent Peel graduate and former Peel Honour Jazz Ensemble member scored a perfect 100 on his recent Royal Conservatory of Music exams. This is an exceptionally rare event and something that all of Peel should be very proud of. Young Pianist Soars with a Perfect 100
An Arts Education is central to the development of any child. Read a recent study detailing how valuable it is from the Ontario Arts Council. Making the Case for Arts Education
One Cab. One Take. One Great Artist. Check out the Black Cab Sessions from the UK for some really outstanding, and intimate performances. Michael Kiwanuka from Black Cab Sessions on Vimeo.
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design, delivers a funny and charming talk that spans a lifetime of work in art, design and technology, concluding with a picture of creative leadership in the future. Watch for demos of Maeda’s earliest work — and even a computer made of people.
Dramatic Arts, Grade 9 – open ADA 1O This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse […]