# Tag Archives: Chicago High School

## Policy Action 4- ZF

AW and I worked together for our last Action Project in Policy to start a conversation on our streets and through the internet about sexual harassment and victim blaming in our lives. We did this using the Slutwalk movement as an example, but taking our own spin on it. We designed our own mini posters Read More…

## Policy Action 3- ZF

After many years working as a teacher’s assistant at my temple, it was an honor to come back for their last day and teach an art course with them. When I was a regular assistant, I faced many challenges and I learned a lot. I taught and took care of 3 and 4 year olds, Read More…

## GCE Garden

For our third action project in Policy, we had a chance to find a non-profit organization that needed volunteers. Every students had to submit a proposal that explains why they are interested in serving an organization. We had to do at least three hours of service and I am going to say, I loved. I Read More…

## Solar Panels in Bujumbura

For my first project in my Street Math class, I did my presentation based on how we use proportions in our everyday activities. The second step of this project was finding an area, budgets and statistics by using a Math concepts. I chose the city of Bujumbura, Burundi, Africa because it’s where solar panels would Read More…

## Policy Action 2- ZF

easel.ly Monopolies are not always run by private companies. They are not always monopolizing goods or services. Sometimes ideas are monopolized. Sometimes they are monopolized in places we trust. Because states in the U.S. are given the rights to decide most of their laws, some states choose to limit what can be taught in public Read More…

## 162: Understanding Stats

For the second unit for the 162 course, we chose athletes who we think our the greatest athletes of all time. In order to make sure that bias choices are not made we had to show statistics that explains or prove why the athletes you picked are reasoning. I made graphs to compare the two Read More…

## Urban Planning Action 1 – ZF

For our first action project in Urban planning, we were tasked with building a bridge that could hold weight. Bridges are an important part of any urban area, especially one with water, like New York or Chicago. We had to design it within our group, decide on the materials needed to make the bridge and Read More…

## Policy Action 1 – ZF

Below is my script and video for my first policy class action project. Our goal was to create a proposal to change something we didn’t like about our neighborhood. I decided to make mine about a vacant lot in the middle of two major streets. I also made a video to go along with it. Read More…

## Water Fountains in Zone

For my Policy course,  we are studying how societies may make constructive change at 4 levels of governance –  local, regional, national, and global.  For our first unit we made  proposals to reshape a public, urban space for the better. For this action project,  I created proposal that helps teens, athletes and homeless. The best Read More…

## 162 Action Project 1 – ZF

Our first action project for 162 was to look at injustice in sports, and I chose to look at it from a current events standpoint. In the news right now, NFL players are discussing coming out of the closet. I did some research trying to see why the players have never come out of the Read More…