Tag: Curriculum

What I Learned Today 12/8/14

Pre-Algebra: I am working on least common multiple, greatest common divisor, and divisors. I already posted the rules for least common multiple, so here are the other rules for the last two: Important: if a and b are nonzero integers, then all of the following statements mean the same thing: 1. A is a divisor of b. 2. A is…

What I Learned Today 11/21/14

Pre-Algebra: I completed my Alcumus sections, the homework challenge problems, and the exercises in the book. The homework is harder now because I have to write out long answers with explanations and use a math language program called Latex so I can make all the special symbols. Big History Project Ch 4: 1. I learned that the real name for…

What I Learned Today 10/01/2014

Nonfiction/Design/Architecture     Today in Dornob, multiple architects worked on a hillside home. Having a perfect view from the mountain, they incorporated multiple balconies and made all of it entirely out of soft wood. Even though it was just made of wood, they designed it to be a very modern home. Keyboarding I completed the first few levels of BBC…

LOTF Themes: Civilization

THEME: CIVILIZATION If some adult has ever snapped at you to be “civilized,” then you probably know that “civilized” ends up referring to all kinds of arbitrary things: get your elbows off the table; say “please” and “thank you”; don’t chew with your mouth open; don’t flick spitballs at your sister. You know. Being “civilized” usually means not doing what…

9/11 Oral Histories

Students learn how 9/11 changed people’s lives by conducting an oral history. Sage has chosen several family members and friends to ask the following questions. He will then present their oral histories in a blog, think about both negative and positive changes that resulted from 9/11, and write a reflection that includes both what he learned from his oral history…