Hi! My name is Jian and I’m a grade 10 TALONS student. This year I decided to create, manage, and run a band! Through this project, I had to gather members, run meetings, delegate tasks, write and produce music, and create an identity for the amazing girl group “The Lisztomaniacs”! As an aspiring musician, I […]Read More IN – DEPTH 2020: Making a band!!
An update on your progress as well as a reflection on your mentor meetings online or over the phone. Since the last post I have been working hard on keeping my band going through quarantine! We have been working on our new cover for a few weeks as we massaged out some things such as learning curves, technology issues, and […]Read More In – depth : the final countdown
These past few weeks have been full of change and adaption and my In-Depth project was no exception.I have had to set new goals and find new ways to approach my project with the limitations set by the quarantine. The first major change is the fact that I can no longer hold in […]Read More
The past few weeks with the band have been eventful, to say the least! During our meeting, we were finally able to work through the balance issues I noticed the week before. Amanda brought her own keyboard so her part could be heard, and through listening to ourselves a few times we were able to […]Read More In Depth #4 Being Noticed and Quarantine Blues
Over the past few weeks, the band has taken some large steps forward! At last week’s meeting, we decided to have a photoshoot with the band. We decided on a theme of basic colours and Jewel did everyone’s makeup. We had a lot of fun running around to different photo areas, posing with each other, […]Read More In Depth #3: Bonding and making the band’s image
I can’t believe it is only my second post! I feel like I have been working on this forever since I have learned so much already. The band consists of Izzy the Drummer, Amanda the Key player, Jewel the guitar player, and myself the lead singer and guitar player. Through these past few weeks, we […]Read More In-depth #2: Getting Started
How do the Natural and Societal Impacts of the Australian Wildfire Crisis Affect the Mental and Physical State of Australians? The format that I have chosen to show my learning is through song. I synthesized my ideas into the most fundamental points, and I weaved those points into a metaphorical and creative song that […]Read More ZIP 2020: How do the Natural and Societal Impacts of the Australian Wildfire Crisis Affect the Mental and Physical State of Australians?
This year for in-depth I have decided to pursue the art of making a band! I am going to be gathering a group of like-minded musicians and will be writing music for us all to play as well as learn cover songs to perform as a group. We will be performing a small set at […]Read More In-Depth Blog post #1: Let’s Get This party Started!
1.Becoming a teacher is not an easy job; you need to learn to balance the practical skills with the creative skills to allow students to take risks, all while maintaining classroom management. 2. Its okay to take a while to decide your path; sometimes you have to grow and have some real life experiences before […]Read More CLE Thematic Statements
“ I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought everyday for you. So never stop fighting, I believe you.” ― Chanel Miller, Know My Name Chanel Miller is a fighter who, despite the odds being against her, gave strength […]Read More Chanel Miller: So Much More Than a Victim