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Exhibition Humanities Maker

Round Pegs in Square Holes….And Other Crazy Things

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another blog post? Are you ready to Think Different? In our most recent project, we were challenged to define a changemaker; essentially someone who thought different about the world around them, and used that thinking to make an impact in our community. In all of our projects, a big […]

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Humanities Maker MPOLS and TPOLS Uncategorized

The Perfectionist’s (guide) of Learning

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another blog post! Today, we are going to be talking about my year. Thank you for coming to my presentation of learning. I am the expert on my own learning. I am also responsible and accountable for my own learning. You can expect me to give an honest […]

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Humanities

Core to the Shore

Hello lovely readers, and welcome back to another blog post. Today, we are going to be talking about our most recent project in Humanities: Shore to the Core. Throughout this project, we created multi-paragraph compositions (essays), focused around a local and a national topic of significance. We then turned our multi-paragraph compositions into zines, that […]

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I Can’t Belay: The Story of My Newfound Effectiveness

Hello lovely readers, and welcome back to another blog post. My name is Amy, and I am now effective. Throughout the past weeks, while juggling DI, podcasts, Loon Lake, and more, there has been something else going on. We have been learning how to be effective people. Using The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People […]

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Field Studies

Canoes, Peach Juice, and Italy: A Loon Lake Advance

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another bog post. On April 4, the PLP 10 cohort (my classmates and I) went on a trip. And not just any trip. An advance. Yes, that’s right. In PLP, we never retreat, only advance. Loon Lake Lodge was overtaken by 21 grade 10 students for four days. […]

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Destination Imagination Maker

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Welcome back Lovely Readers! Today, I am going to be talking about Destination Imagination. Recently, on April 2, my team and I, (Insert Team Name Here), presented our solution to our challenge at DI provincials. We were the Fine Arts challenge, and there were three other challenges that were being competed in. PLP participates in DI […]

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Humanities

Under Pressure

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another blog post. Today, we are going to be talking about my most recent project, The Hidden Chapters of World War Two. This project took us through different perspectives, twists, turns, books, eerily similar real-world connections, intense intro music competitions, and more, all relating to World War Two. […]

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My Personal Opinion (on) Learning

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another blog post! Yes, it is that time of year again. MPols! If you are not familiar with mPols, they are essentially where we, as PLP learners, get to show and talk about our work to our parents and teachers. We are able to show our highlights, our […]

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Exhibition Humanities

Ologizing and Apologizing

Hello Lovely Readers! Is ologizing a word? I don’t think so. Should it be? Yes. Welcome back to a (hopefully) long awaited blog post. I’m really excited about this one! Now, if you have not read my last blog post, I highly recommend you doing so. Not only will you learn something, you will also […]

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The Legacy of the Komagata Maru

If you went to school in British Columbia, you might have heard of the Komagata Maru. Unfortunately, this story is barely being told anywhere else in the world. As a class, we went to the Khalsa Diwan Society in Vancouver to learn a bit more about the Komagata Maru. As well as being the first […]