“Anticipatory obedience means adapting instinctively, without reflecting, to a new situation” – On Tyranny, Timothy Snyder To follow and to react without consideration for your environment and your actions is the idea of anticipatory obedience is, and is what I believe allows for dictators to take power. PLP 12 has just completed our first […]Read more "How To Not Be A Dictator"
“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 evaluation of my progress. We will discuss my strengths and opportunities for growth. Thank you in advance for listening and […]Read more "TPoL 2023: External Initiatives"
Adversity…. are the challenges we face in life… the force that drives humans and the living to grow, “fit” for the their environment. ~ A biological perspective on adversity ~ Continuing on my previous “stories of hope” blog, we finally completed this project. Here is my final video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bthYaApjGPML-92QzRnX7lVdCSPJeeXO/view?usp=drivesdk I will look back in this […]Read more "Songs of Hope"
Human culture and language has always driven by stories. Powerful, tragic, metaphorical or even hopeful tales are interwoven in our everyday lives, worldview and actions; so what makes a good story and drives a character’s growth? What pushes a protagonist to their limits and allows them to push through the harshest conditions? Perhaps diving into […]Read more "What Is A Story Of Hope?"
The Vietnam War is one of the most controversial wars in the history of the human kind. Although it was a proxy war between the United States and The Soviet Union, it had far-reaching effects on the world as a whole and as a Canadian, my country would be both directly and indirectly involved in […]Read more "Colors to die for: The Vietnam War"
“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 evaluation of my progress. We will discuss my strengths and opportunities for growth. Thank you in advance for listening and […]Read more "mPOL 2023 – Less Is More"
“look like th’ innocent flower, but be the serpent under’t” – William Shakespeare — Good morning reader! — Macbeth is one of the many timeless works from Shakespeare. It remains relevant today due to its exploration of ambition, the corruptive forces of power, and the themes of appearance versus reality. Its story is a tragic […]Read more "Reflections of Deceit: Shakespeare’s Macbeth"
Intro: Hey reader! It’s been a while… Welcome to my first blogpost of grade 11! We have recently, finished the first project of this academic year all about nukes, wars and humans who would change the world of science forever; so of course, it’s reflection time! —- Recap & Project Overview: So if you couldn’t […]Read more "“The Manhattan Project” Project"
Good morning and hello again! Welcome to my first tPOL! So… For a while, I have been wondering how exactly to present my answer “Why do you feel you are ready to advance to the next grade level”. I felt that it was a question that could be answered in so many ways and each […]Read more "End of Year Reflections and tPOLs"
Good morning and hello, – This is my first post of a soon to be weekend blog grind due to the recent completion of 3 projects to end this grade 10 year. Anyways let’s begin this first post with the end of the most recent project which also happens to be our year end exhibition […]Read more "Cray Cray Yay Yay, George Grant Mackay!"