Tag Archives: Socrates

RJ’s Speech on South Sudan

The purpose of this assignment was to learn and challenge ourselves to see what problems do people have. My favorite part of this project was to learn from my classmates. I chose the theme of South Sudan, because I want to tell people what is bothering me about my country and share my thoughts. I Read More…

JP’s Apology on Chicago School Districts

The purpose of this assignment was to imitate Socrates in the way he delivered his speeches. We would talk about things that no one would want to talk about. So, for our assignment we made speeches about  issues that we were passionate about. My favorite part of this project was listening to the other students’ Read More…

HD’s Apology on Congo

The purpose of this assignment was to connect my apology or problem to Socrates’ apology speech that we read. My favorite part of this project was researching about the war in the Congo and finding out so much I never knew about a problem so far away from us yet in which we are so Read More…

Apology on the Pros & Cons of Facebook

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…

JH’s Apology Speech on SOPA

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

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…