Monthly Archives: March 2011

HT’s Stop Motion

March 31, 2011 at 9:52 pm, by

LN’s Life Changing Moment

March 30, 2011 at 8:37 pm, by

The purpose of this piece is to write a narrative and had to use five senses, which are( sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell). I included this particular piece because I feel comfort sharing my story to others and get some feedbacks or comments. This piece makes me proud of my self because when ever Read More…

Why an Integrated Curriculum

March 30, 2011 at 10:25 am, by

The term ‘integrated curriculum’ can be used to mean many things. At the very least, it means that a curriculum has been made interdisciplinary in some way–say, by incorporating the arts or technology into core subjects like math or history, or by making connections between core subjects such that the content of one class informs Read More…

JK Rowling Commencement Address

March 28, 2011 at 7:54 am, by

Commencement addresses happen all that time and most are quickly forgotten. JK Rowling simplifies the address to two main ideas, and she strikes at the heart of what we hope for all our graduates. J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement from Harvard Magazine on Vimeo.

Learning How to Learn

March 23, 2011 at 2:36 pm, by

An Op-Ed in last week’s New York Times, “Let Kids Rule the School,” by Susan Engel, describes a group of eight public high school students who ran their own school for a semester, in which they served as both the students and the teachers. They designed their own curriculum, choosing which books to read, which Read More…

Medill News & GCE

March 18, 2011 at 12:20 pm, by

Please read Karla Meier’s wonderful piece in Medill News about GCE and listen to a short interview with two students.

Hans Rosling!

March 17, 2011 at 1:52 pm, by

Shocking and beautiful, PLEASE watch this 20 min TED talk!

EL’s Stop Motion

March 15, 2011 at 7:44 pm, by

DC’s Stop Motion

March 15, 2011 at 7:43 pm, by

HP’s Stop Motion

March 15, 2011 at 7:41 pm, by