Monthly Archives: January 2012

Apology on the Pros & Cons of Facebook

January 31, 2012 at 9:45 pm, by

The purpose of this assignment was to imitate Socrates, by talking about problems that no one is talking about in the world. My favorite part was seeing others present, and learning about problems that I had never thought about. I also loved the part where each of us had to do a pose to represent Read More…

Disease: Typhoid Fever

January 31, 2012 at 9:34 pm, by

For the disease course, we used microscopes to look at many different diseases. For example,we looked at anthrax, typhoid fever and other more. So I decided to learn more about typhoid fever because I didn’t know what it was and what it can do to your body. I also did this milestone to know how Read More…

Learn about tuberculosis!

January 31, 2012 at 9:33 pm, by

For our first milestone in disease class, we did a lot of fun things. We used microscopes to look at different diseases and everyone got assigned a disease to do research. My Disease was tuberculosis. If you want to learn more about that disease check out my Prezi below:

Team Work Is The Best

January 31, 2012 at 9:29 pm, by

Working all as a team is what really matters in GCE

Why does a system have a life span ?

January 31, 2012 at 9:24 pm, by

Milestone 1 on Prezi

GCE Voices is back and better than ever

January 31, 2012 at 3:27 pm, by

Please enjoy GCE’s blog which received a face-lift byVisible Logic, GCE’s long-time brading partner for print and web collateral. The purpose of GCE Voices is to capture the essence of student inquiry and serve as a chronicle of student inquiry, research, observations, reflections, and plans.  Portfolios include written reflections, auto-ethnographies, project proposals, power-points, graphs/charts, videos, photos, etc.

JH’s Apology Speech on SOPA

January 31, 2012 at 6:16 am, by

The Apology Speech project was all about conveying a topic that we are very interested in, using the Socratic method of thinking. I chose the topic of SOPA because it is a injustice to our first amendment; freedom of speech.  It is also a topic that can affect everyone that uses computers by censoring parts Read More…

GCE School of Athens

January 30, 2012 at 1:50 am, by

For the Forbidden Books course, GCE students created their own speeches inspired by The Apology of Socrates, raising awareness to issues they believed are not being addressed enough in their communities. Please click on the GCE School of Athens image below to access the portal – and then click on the images of GCE students Read More…

How to mold your winter in Chicago…

January 28, 2012 at 7:12 am, by

As part of the GCE Arts curriculum, students are exploring the art of mold-making. In order to see real-life applications to this art, we visited the Chicago French Pastry School… No better Field Experience for our winter term. Here are 2 sets of pictures from today: 1. The patterns & systems of the mold-making world. Read More…

Student poem about GCE

January 23, 2012 at 6:27 pm, by

This morning I read a poem from one of our students.  This is how she feels about GCE: GCE School The best school ever Where the teachers care The students are helpful And everybody comes together as a family Where when you come in with a frown You go home with it upside down Where Read More…