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Bike the Drive!

For my final action project in the class, Policy, we had to align ourselves with an event or organization that advocated for a common that we saw being abused. I chose Bike the Drive since it advocated for cleaner transportation in the city of Chicago and world wide. I joined in and even created my own fundraising Read More…

Scouting analysis

For our third action project in, 162, we had to scout four players and analyse their stats. In this action project I decided that my top player is Miguel cabrera. The hardest thing for me was deciding which player had the best value. So how much they were getting paid compared to their performances out on Read More…

Ronaldo Nazário de Lima VS Lionel Messi

For our second action project in, 162, we picked two athletes who we found to be some of the best who ever played. My two were Ronaldo, from Brazil and Lionel, from Argentina. Both football players and both up there with the rest of the all times greatest footballers. In this project we had to compare and Read More…

Bridge construction by HD

Our first action project in Urban Reddux was to build a bridge. My group decided to use bamboo for it’s well known strength. First we calculated the dimensions of the joints and members. With the proper calculations completed we began to construct the bridge. We used guerrilla glue and duct tape to piece together our bridge. Once Read More…

1995 Rugby

For my first action project in 162 Me and my partner JH created a prezi presentation about the 1995 Rugby match against New Zealand and South Africa. We created this project to show segregation in a professional sport. My hypothesis for this historic even is that only sharing love for the same sport brought the Read More…

Ward 43 remodeling

Our first action project in, policy, was to find a problem in our own wards or our school’s ward and propose a reasonable solution. For my proposal I chose to focus on our schools ward and specifically a vacant lot on Fremont and Weed. I think what I enjoyed the most was just thinking up a Read More…

Escuelas del Pasado, Presente y Futuro

On our Spanish course “Escuela”, we have explored schools around the world, in the past and present time and we have discussed what schools and education will be like in the future. The first Action project consisted in creating a timeline of what schools were like in the past. The second Action Project consisted on Read More…

Metronomo by HD

For our third and final action project for the class, Light and Sound, we had to create our own time telling device. We did this project to better understand how  time telling coordinates with light and sound. While doing research for this project, we learned multiple different math concepts that can be applied to the use of Read More…

Escuela Action #3

For my final action project in my Spanish class, Escuela, I had to create a presentation orientated around what schools will be like in the future. I specifically chose to focus on future curriculum in schools. To do this I created a class discussion that the entire class can participate and debate whether my idea of curriculum Read More…

The Appeal of Service

  Introduction: For our third action project in the class, A Nations Argument, we created solutions to problems we have had at GCE using abduction. In abduction, a form of argument, you use the syllogism Result, Rule, Case to format your argument. While drafting my solution, finding a good, realistic solution was most challenging! I’ve always enjoyed Read More…