Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Poulter, and Tye Sheridan to star in ‘The Yellow Birds’ Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Poulter, and Tye Sheridan to star in ‘The Yellow Birds’ The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Star Trek) will star opposite Tye Sheridan (Mud) and Will Poulter (The Maze Runner), in the adaptation of the Kevin Powers’ novel The Yellow Birds. David Lowery will direct.
Historians see problems in history; students see answers: literacy in history I love the start of school! Everyone is excited. New materials have been unboxed. Inventor Spends Five Years Trying to Determine if Vermeer’s Paintings Are 350-year-old Color Photos Photograph of Tim Jenison via Boing Boing It has long been suspected that some of the old masters may have relied on optical devices such as the camera lucida to help with scale and proportion in their paintings, leading to more lifelike interpretations of landscapes and portraits. Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor and computer graphics specialist, became obsessed with one such painter: Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, who created such realistic paintings that they seemed to have more in common with photography than paint. Could Vermeer have created a system for replicating scenes in front of him using lenses and mirrors? Jenison embarked on an experiment to recreate one of Vermeer’s most famous paintings, The Music Lesson.
Common Core and the Arts The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is a state-led initiative to ensure that students leave school with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in college and in their careers. The resulting changes to the expectations of arts educators can be profound. AEP is providing this (ever-growing) selection of resources to help AEP Partner Organizations, arts educators, school leaders, and policymakers develop a better understanding of the Common Core and what the movement means for the arts. Common Core State Standards Common Core State Standards Initiative – The home site for the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) provides a strong baseline of information for those interested in learning more about the Common Core.
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Why Time’s Trump Cover Is a Subversive Work of Political Art - Culture Time Magazine’s annual “Person of the Year” announcement is, year after year, grossly misunderstood. Time Magazine is clear on its sole criterion – “the person who had the greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year” – yet, do a simple search on Twitter and you will find countless people who seem to think that the “Person of the Year” selection is tantamount to an endorsement. Previous winners have included Joseph Stalin (1939, 1942), Ayatollah Khomeini (1979), Adolf Hitler (1938), and other figures who I think it is safe to assume the Time staff does not endorse.
Tea Recipes Oolong Tea (For Slimming)Description Oolong tea is superior in aiding weight loss. The effect of this tea is to help reduce fat and it can be taken 3 times a day. Ingredients 4 rounded teaspoons of Green Oolong Tea 3 cups (850ml) of water InstructionPut Oolong tea in empty teapot. Content Area Tasks, units, modules Keywords (optional) Enter keywords (e.g., K.OA.3, informational text, arguments, quadratic equations, etc.) Grade (select at least one) Subject (select one) NYC educators and national experts are developing Common Core-aligned tasks embedded in a unit of study to support schools in implementing the Citywide Instructional Expectations. chalky finish chair makeover We are knee deep in a teen bedroom overhaul. I’m talking bubblegum pink 15′ tall walls into serene gray with mint accents. So cute.
Common Core Big Idea Series 1: A New Blueprint Editor's note: This is the first post in a five-part series which takes a look at five big ideas for implementation of the Common Core State Standards, authored by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins In our travels around the country since the Common Core Standards were released, we sometimes hear comments such as, “Oh, here we go again;” “Same old wine in a new bottle;” or “We already do all of this.” Such reactions are not surprising given the fact that we have been here before. Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was Picture this: quite possibly the most important street photographer of the 20th century was a 1950s children’s nanny who kept herself to herself and never showed a single one of her photographs to anyone. Decades later in 2007, a Chicago real estate agent and historical hobbyist, John Maloof purchased a box of never-seen, never-developed film negatives of an unknown ‘amateur’ photographer for $380 at his local auction house. John began developing his new collection of photographs, some 100,000 negatives in total, that had been abandoned in a storage locker in Chicago before they ended up at the auction house. It became clear these were no ordinary street snaps of 1950s & 60s Chicago and New York and so John embarked on a journey to find out who was behind the photographs and soon discovered her name: Vivien Maier. A self portrait: Before he could reach her, to John’s great dismay, he found her obituary notice in the Chicago Tribune in 2009.
The 11 Indie Films You Must See This August By Indiewire | Indiewire August 1, 2014 at 11:37AM Summer is getting down to its final dog days. All the more reason to sit in an air conditioned theater and enjoy a movie. Paula Belle Flores Welcome to WallsNeedLove | Home of American Made Wall Decals and Vinyl Wall Art Register / Login Cart (0)