A Kayak Trip Sends a Father on Anxiety-Provoking Adventures in an Adorable Animated Short
August 30, 2022


Multiple scenarios that would give any parent nightmares actualize in the adventurous animation “Kayak.” What begins as a peaceful trip down the river for a father and baby becomes an endless slew of anxiety-inducing incidents as the child trips, ends up upside down in the water, launches into the air several times, and is even preyed upon by a hungry eagle. The short film, which teeters on the terrifying, is a graduation project by students at the French animation school École des Nouvelles Images. More Continue reading

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2022 Students Take Note! We’ve Found the Best Composition Notebooks for Classwork.
August 10, 2022

Gearing up for a new school year? You’ll surely need an empty composition book—or several. These notebooks, which are typically lined, are necessary for note-taking, personal writing, and using for dedicated projects. Unlike taking notes on a computer, with a composition notebook there’s no threat of a technological glitch that’ll make all your recorded ideas […] Continue reading

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30,000 Photographs of Black History and Culture Are Available From Getty’s Archive
July 14, 2022

From a black-and-white portrait of a reclined James Baldwin to a candid shot of a father and daughter on a Harlem park bench, a new archive from Getty grants open access to thousands of images devoted to Black history and culture. The massive collection—which was developed with historians and educators Dr. Deborah Willis, Jina DuVernay, Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, Dr. Mark Sealy MBE,  and Renée Mussai—comprises 30,000 photographs taken in the U.S. and U.K. that are available for free non-commercial, educational use. More Continue reading

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The Best Bulletin Boards for Keeping Sight of Your Ideas
June 24, 2022

A bulletin board is a mainstay in any school, office, or studio. You can use one to make classroom and hallway displays; tack up important documents, calendars, and schedules; keep sentimental notes and small mementos; or create mood boards. Though they can be made of metal, fabric, or foam board, most are made of cork. […] Continue reading

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