The homeowners manifesto to smarter living!

September 22, 2013, by

For our first action project in my humanities class, Equality, we had to create our own manifesto that addressed a certain case study we saw an inequality in. The case study that I decided to work on was homeownership in the United States. I knew that there were inequalities between race and class when it comes to Read More…

Cost/Benefit of College

September 22, 2013, by

For my first action project we had to find the cost benefit of a career of our choice and the college we would attend to achieve that career. One of the things I’m considering to pursuing in the near future is training and studying to become a wilderness paramedic. I think the thing I’m most Read More…

Is college worth it?

September 17, 2013, by

For my first action project in Economics, we were challenged to question our immediate futures. We were told to decide whether or not we wanted to go to college, where you will be studying or working next year, and to calculate our net earnings throughout our professional careers. I recorded a one minute video log Read More…

The The True Cost of My College Degree

September 17, 2013, by

Creative Commons. Fleshmen, Michael. “Free education to all“. (2012) Internet: Flickr. For the first action project in the Economics course, we did some research to find the true cost of college education since it’s getting more expensive. The purpose of this project was for us to understand whether it’s worth it going to college after Read More…

The real cost of college

September 16, 2013, by

For my first Action Project in Econ (an integrated math and science class) we were tasked with finding out the true cost of college, and the cost truly is huge.  We focussed on not only the monetary costs, but also our missed opportunity cost, or in other words what we could be doing instead of going Read More…

The Workers Manifesto

September 16, 2013, by

For my first Action Project of Senior year I made a workers manifesto.  In Equality (an integrated english and history course)  we have been looking at the misuse and abuse of workers, namely at Foxconn.  Our task was to create a manifesto on any topic we feel strongly about, so I chose to focus on Read More…

The Many-Faced Manifesto

September 16, 2013, by

Creative Commons License Williams,Gwydion. “still huge inequality year in Brazil.” (2012) Internet: Flickr. For the first action project in the Equality course, we were given an opportunity to choose a case study to address inequalities in ownership. The purpose of the case study was for us to understand why inequalities happen and what could be Read More…

Do we know how to learn?

September 16, 2013, by

For my english class, (Equality) we were challenged to write our very own Manifesto. We were led to write a Manifesto after reading the famous Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx. After reading, we were assigned to write our very own Manifesto on something you felt was an equality in the word. I chose to write Read More…

Save A Glacier, Save The World

June 8, 2013, by

KG (2013) This action project included researching a glacier, and then creating a campaign to raise awareness about the issue of melting glaciers. I researched Exit Glacier in Alaska. This glacier is a very popular tourist attraction. With it melting, however, it might not be there much longer for tourists to enjoy. For my action Read More…

Climate Change-KG

June 8, 2013, by

This action project is all about climate change and how we contribute to it. I made a Slide Rocket presentation explaining how society contributes to the climate changes, and how they are affecting the earth. The point of my Slide Rocket is to inform people about what is happening to the Earth, and encourage them Read More…