Tag: Man

  • Parent Guide: College students with disabilities are too often excluded

    Parent Guide: College students with disabilities are too often excluded

    This week in class, we’re reading “College students with disabilities are too often excluded” by Christa Bialka. In the informational text, “College students with disabilities are too often excluded,” Christa Bialka discusses how students with disabilities are not included in many on-campus activities. As your child reads, they will be considering the themes of Community and Prejudice […]

  • Prepare for English Language Arts Finals

    For those in the midst, or looking ahead at finals in my LA classes(9, 10-1, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2). Consider the outcomes we’ve tried to achieve. Enhancing the artistry of communication has been a strong technical focus. Skills mastered include using online blogging tools, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, even graphical enhancements using Photoshop or audio/video podcasting […]

  • Exptrapolation

    The life which is unexamined is not worth living. – Plato Write a story in which a protagonist undergoes a transformation in the search for self. Have your character encounter basic questions about his/her identity. Consider using the following images:

  • The Night Aunt Dottie Caught Elvis’s Scarf When He Tossed It From The Stage Of The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

    This exercise is simple: write a poem about a family member meeting a famous person. All of us have such incidents embedded in family history or folklore: the day Dad shook hands with Ike in France; the time Mom spilled coffee on Elizabeth Taylor in a pizza parlour in San Mateo; the night Aunt Dottie […]

  • So I was listening to Music from the Junos . . .(RS25)

    The lyrics from K-OS’s, “Heaven Only Knows,” struck a chord with something we had been discussing in class about “mysticism.” Discuss the following K-OS lyrics based on what we’ve learned when comparing Western and Eastern Mysticism. Have a careful listen to a variety of current or classic tunes by a variety of recording artists. Which […]

  • I wish to dwell on Ophelia (Eng. 30)

    Many scholars discuss the significance of Ophelia only as far as she impacts the development of the character of Hamlet. I hate that. Ophelia is far more important than the 5 scenes in which she appears. The tragedy of Ophelia deserves more considered attention. Write about the life and death of Ophelia. Write about the […]

  • When the basic needs are met, then what?(RS 25)

    Today we asked if there was something all humans strive for after all needs have been met. Of course, only a philosopher can imagine a world in which all needs could be met. But there must be something to the question asked of Sophie: Is there something else that all humans, all times and all […]

  • 3 Questions(English 10)

    What will be the next global catastrophe? What is the next step for human evolution? What future communication technology would amaze you?

  • Should Believing Be Uncomfortable?(RS 25)

    What do you believe? Who are you? Why are you here? Where is here? Why is there evil in the world? Sophie has begun a journey to discover these, and many other, questions. What questions is she asking, what questions have been asked of her? What questions trouble you?

  • How to Bake the Human Race?(English 10)

    Open a can of Manhattan Project. Stir in 3 parts Trinity. Add Einstein’s formula, but just a pinch. Mix thoroughly with a Bloom. Bake until done. Serve with a trackback.