Chrome Sign In

For students having trouble signing into Chrome with their DSBN account, enter this address directly into the Chrome address bar and you should be able to sign in properly: chrome://chrome-signin Why sign into Chrome? It will sync your bookmarks and Chrome extensions so wherever you are logged into Chrome (other classes, at home, on your …

Tree in Niagara Falls

Download this photo into your working folder. Rename the file “Full Name Tree Assignment.jpg”. Using Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Affinity Photo, or GIMP, edit out the tree so the falls are unobstructed. You may wish to refer to this tutorial on how to use the Clone tool. Hand in to the relevant handin folder. Already done this …

Affinity Designer Tutorials

This is a work in progress… Affinity Designer 1.5 Overview (marketing video) (difficulty: n/a) The A to Z of Affinity Designer (“This A to Z list breaks down all the tools and panels, including some useful functions and features. It includes links to Affinity’s official short video tips and descriptions of what each tool can …

Email Assignment

What is a “Professional Use” Email Account? A professional use email account is one that you would not be embarrassed to use with your employer or with the public. It must also be an accurate representation of your full name, not a nickname. Also, it must be an email address that is not related to your ISP …

Light and Shadow — Greatest Cinematographers of the World, Interviewed

This is an incredibly inspiring video that will appeal not just to the videographers in your classroom but the photographers as well. In my Communications Technology class, students are asked to watch the video and share a few inspirational quotes or messages they gleaned from it. I often create a Word Cloud with the results, …

How to Save URLs in a Project Folder

This video will show you how to save URLs into your project folder. This is necessary when creating and submitting projects that use assets from the Internet. Always give credit where it is due!

Tutorial: “Affinity Designer – For Beginners”

This is a great video for beginners to Affinity Designer as well as vector graphics in general. It provides an overview of starting Designer and walks you through an activity that teaches about: creating drawings, drawing rectangles, layers (locking and positioning), CMYK and HSL foreground and stroke colour selection, manipulation of object nodes, the use …

Job Interview Questions Assignment – Google Docs

Linked below is a Job Interview assignment I use with my students in various classes. Other teachers are free to adapt or use it for their own classes. The assignment is also available at my GitHub account here. Source: Job Interview Questions Assignment – Google Docs