Friday, May 29, 2015

Socratic Seminar - Culture and Love

Critical Thinking, Inquiry and Wonder

The Window Questions:  These should be the primary focus of your discussion and preparation.

Why is "Where" important?
What happens when cultures interact?
What is my role in the local and global community?
What are the implications of doing something forbidden?
What is love?

Prepare for the seminar by reading the texts, preparing your notes, and thinking about connections between the texts, other stories we have read in class and other stories you, or your classmates, researched during the year.


The Setup


The Rubric

Sunday, May 17, 2015


We are human, not machines.  We are not perfect, and we are far from being a complete disaster. This is all written in our code, our anatomy.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Why is it important to value our parents? || Trisha Allison Obillo

For my essential question, I decided to do it on the importance of valuing our parents and created a video. Typically, I would add a bunch of effects to make my video unique but for this project I decided to stay simple because I wanted to get my point across without any distractions. Enjoy!

Monday, May 11, 2015

Sound Check | A Journey Through Cinema and Sound

This is my big question project. The film focuses on how the addition of sound changed the film industry. I hope you enjoy it!

 Thanks and Special Mentions:
Special thanks to Cameron Starbuck for narrating my project this time around. More thanks to my English buddies, Garrett and Gwyn, for helping me out in pretty much all aspects of the project. Thanks to Mr. Koch for helping me choose my topic. A big thank you to everyone who supplied their opinions by taking my survey. Thank YOU for watching my project. Feedback is always appreciated!

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