Monthly Archives: April 2011

Telluride Valley Floor Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:28 pm, by

I chose this piece because its our latest big assignment for Global Peace. The purpose of it was to get a lesson in protesting on an issue we care about. I’m proud of it because it discusses an issue I’ve been close to, even if the issue has already been resolved. I learned that the Read More…

Telluride Valley Floor Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:28 pm, by

I chose this piece because its our latest big assignment for Global Peace. The purpose of it was to get a lesson in protesting on an issue we care about. I’m proud of it because it discusses an issue I’ve been close to, even if the issue has already been resolved. I learned that the […]

CTA Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm, by

I chose this piece because I wanted to send a protest letter to CTA about Kimball neighborhood. The purpose of this piece was to suggest how we can make a better neighborhood with more CTA buses in Kimball. I am proud of this piece because I can send the protest latter to CTA. I learned Read More…

CTA Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm, by

I chose this piece because I wanted to send a protest letter to CTA about Kimball neighborhood. The purpose of this piece was to suggest how we can make a better neighborhood with more CTA buses in Kimball. I am proud of this piece because I can send the protest latter to CTA. I learned […]

Cabrini Green Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 8:06 pm, by

I chose this piece because I want to tell the Alderman of Cabrini Green how I feel about the buildings getting knocked down in the neighborhood, and how people will lose their culture. The purpose of this piece was to write a letter to somebody and tell them about a problem that is going on Read More…

DG Apartheid Interview

April 20, 2011 at 5:36 pm, by

I chose this piece because I believe strongly in gay couple rights. The purpose of this piece is to show why I believe gay rights should be allowed and show how right now it is an apartheid, because it is a case of segregation. It makes me proud to know that my interviewee believes the Read More…

On Burnham, Baseball & Bold Ideas in Education

April 20, 2011 at 10:55 am, by

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood.” –Daniel Burnham A few months after the baseball team on the North Side of Chicago won its last world championship, Daniel Burnham famously launched The Plan of Chicago—a grand slam of a city plan that brought order and dignity to a region nearly […]

Welcome!

April 20, 2011 at 6:07 am, by

Dear Reader: Unable to resist any longer the seductive, white hot radiance and persistent hum of the cyber-vacuum, I enter the blogosphere… Early activity here will involve references to Daniel Burnham’s The Plan of Chicago as a means to organize and report on how GCE Chicago High School operates as a Professional Learning Community to Read More…

On Burnham, Baseball & Bold Ideas in Education

April 20, 2011 at 5:55 am, by

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood.” –Daniel Burnham A few months after the baseball team on the North Side of Chicago won its last world championship, Daniel Burnham famously launched The Plan of Chicago—a grand slam of a city plan that brought order and dignity to a region nearly Read More…

Freedom Song Poems

April 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm, by

I chose to include these pieces because they are more poems, and poems are good to share. Also, because I was told to do so, and I gotta fill this blog up! The connection between these poems is that they both call for sarvodaya (ghandian principle-acting for the good of all things), but in different […]