Monthly Archives: November 2011

GCE Urban Exchange

November 29, 2011 at 2:02 pm, by

As GCE’s Founder and Director, I am constantly looking for new ways to apply our Model for Learning.  Today, I am thrilled to announce a new program with a distinctly dynamic, long-lasting, and inspiring approach. The purpose of GCE’s Urban Exchange Program is to build global awareness, connection, and opportunities for action for high school students from Read More…

Health Care Survey

November 28, 2011 at 9:36 pm, by

What is a public good? I think that a public good is something that everybody can use like parks,libraries, and others. What are some arguments in favor or treating human needs as public goods? That some people take things for … Continue reading

Civic Engagement Survey: Education

November 28, 2011 at 4:47 pm, by

The purpose of this piece was to make a survey about public education. After my group created a survey, we practiced interview questions on each other.  We then went out to interview people near our school. I discovered that people have different goals about their education. What is a Public Good? Public good may be consumed without Read More…

Field Experience: Education

November 28, 2011 at 3:31 pm, by

A public good is a human need that we pay for and enjoy collectively. Human need goods because we need them to survive. We should treat education as a human good because everyone needs an education in this world. My group created multiple questions to help understand our research questions. Then we discussed and shared Read More…

Feasting on Gratitude

November 22, 2011 at 10:38 am, by

So much gratitude, but unlike food, I always have room for more. Please follow this LINK to see my holiday thank you e-blast.

Education~As A Public Good

November 18, 2011 at 9:11 pm, by

Education~As A Public Good on PhotoPeach     A public good is a human need that we pay and enjoy for collectively. A public good is needed for people to survive. We should treat education as a human good because everyone needs an education in this world. My group created multiple questions for our research. [...]

Education as a public good

November 18, 2011 at 9:01 pm, by

A public good is a human need that we pay for collectively and enjoy together. We should never take a public need for ourselves no matter what. Human needs should be treated as an important necessity because everyone in the world needs them. Everyone needs medical care, education, food, shelter etc. We should treat education as a Read More…

Public Housing: Interviews and Results

November 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm, by

Introduction: For Civic Engagement, we ventured into the neighborhood around our school interviewing people. We needed to gather people’s opinions about housing as a public good. Some of their answers support or disprove previous opinions we had. Interviewing people was central to our project’s development. What is a public good? Examples of public goods are …

Civic Engagement-Public Hosuing

November 18, 2011 at 8:22 pm, by

The purpose of this piece is to tell the world about the terrors of public housing and what we can do to fix it. For people that dont know what a public good is, it is a concept that is available for the public. For example, a public park is a public good. We can Read More…

How is Food Concidered a Public Good?

November 18, 2011 at 7:53 pm, by

In my Civics Engagement course, I’m developing an understanding of how societies address the public good. I chose to do a case study on the American culture and how it effects the way people buy goods. This allows me to … Continue reading