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Socials Blog Response #1: Historical Thinking

Looking at the 6 questions on the Guideposts to Historical Thinking, I believe that the most important question to consider for a vibrant and challenging Social Studies experience this year is “How do we know what we know about the… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #3

Over these past 2 weeks, I had my first official meeting with my mentor, Brendan Frater. Before we started, I got the opportunity to meet one of the owners of the business, Jenna. She was quite happy that I had… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #2

Going into this project, I had a feeling that I would have difficulty finding a mentor who had the time and willingness to help me through the cheese-making process. I was almost ready to change the project because it’s still… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #1

The second semester brings the second major project of this school year. For this year’s In-depth I wanted to incorporate food into science and have a hands-on aspect throughout these 5 months. After putting in lots of thought, I have… Continue Reading →

‘360 Degree Leaders’ Response

Leaders aren’t made overnight, they must face several hurdles and regularly step out of their comfort zone in order to gain experience leading; this is where leading from the middle comes in. The TALONS program provides many opportunities to take… Continue Reading →

Zip Proposal

Inquiry Question: How have styles of hip-hop and the meaning of rap lyrics changed since the 90s? Rap profoundly influences young adults and teenagers such as myself, but I would be considered a newcomer to hip-hop culture as I have only… Continue Reading →

Annotated Bibliography Wikipedia proved to be quite the quintessential source of information because I found everything I needed on it. However, all the facts were kept at a surface level, and I didn’t find anything that delved deeper. Here, I… Continue Reading →

Night of the Notables Assessment

Night of the notable took place on November 22nd, and this was the day where we presented our eminent person to everyone else. Unfortunately, this day was also the last chapter to Eminent 2k17 and for us grade 10’s, the… Continue Reading →

Eminent Speech Outline

Exposition: Hook audience with a question (Why math?). Talk about math in general and what makes it stand out from other fields of studies. Describe math as a love of numbers and learning how to work works rather than mindlessly… Continue Reading →

Eminent Intro Blog Post

We are always learning. As we pick up information from family, friends, teacher, and mentors, we understand more about the world we live in at both a micro and macro level. But imagine; what if we had an everlasting thirst… Continue Reading →

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