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chalkboard photo post: jerry nelson and nintendo

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on September 30, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

The rest of the chalkboard drawings are behind the cut, but this one is different from the rest and got a pretty great reaction from the kids. Jerry Nelson’s work with the Muppets was a HUGE part of my childhood. I didn’t realize how big a part of my students’ childhood he was as well. I’m glad I could share the guy’s life with everyone.

The rest of these are Nintendo themed.

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students draw me: the senior class

Posted in student drawings with tags , , , , , , , on May 27, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

Every year on my final exam, I give students a one point bonus if (after they are finished with the scholastic portion of the test) they draw a picture of me. I spend the better part of the year drawing pictures of myself on the chalkboard, so I’m interested to see what their take on me is.

I got a lot of great drawings and sketches this year and I’m going to take a couple of Sundays out of the summer to show them off.

This week’s drawings come from the seniors in my Media and the Pen class.

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2011-2012 school year: talk talk

Posted in 2011-2012 school year with tags , , on November 22, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

I got my mind on Muppets and Muppets on my mind with the new movie coming out in a few days… clearly there’s a little inspiration in this quick strip.

I’ve been looking forward to taking Elliot to see a new Muppet movie ever since I heard one was being made. I have a really fond memory of going to see The Muppets Take Manhattan with my aunt when I was about Elliot’s age. Hopefully it’s good!