Tag: Social

  • Parent Guide: The Scarlet Ribbon

    Parent Guide: The Scarlet Ribbon

    This week in class, we’re reading “The Scarlet Ribbon” by Emily Hoffman. “The Scarlet Ribbon” explores how difficult it is to keep people away from what brings them joy. As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness, Fate & Free Will, and Love as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer […]

  • Parent Guide: A Lifeline for Lions

    Parent Guide: A Lifeline for Lions

    This week in class, we’re reading “A Lifeline for Lions ” by Pamela S. Turner. In the informational text “A Lifeline for Lions,” Pamela S. Turner discusses an outbreak of a disease that negatively impacted Serengeti National Park’s lion population in 1994. As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community, Man vs. Nature, and Social Change […]

  • Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    This week in class, we’re reading “Nice Kids Finish First: Study Finds Social Skills Can Predict Future Success” by Audie Cornish. This interview from NPR’s All Things Considered, hosted by Audie Cornish, discusses a recent study’s findings that children who demonstrate more ‘pro-social’ skills – those who share more and who are better listeners – are more […]

  • 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 […]

  • In The Mind But Then The Meaning Is

    English 20(Non-Chem) Create a moebius strip of the title of this post followed by “In The Word But Then The Meaning Is” Write about your own hobby. Research the origin of the term Hobby at Wikipedia. Look at wikipedia’s entry for Model Railroads. What do you think? Refresh your memory about Erik Erikson’s “Stages of […]