TPoL 2023: External Initiatives

“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 […]

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Songs of Hope

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: I will look back in this […]

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What Is A Story 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 […]

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Governments & Monarchs

Preface: Hello Mrs Willemse World: Summer is already over and I finally finished CLE (Career Life Education) so now I am back with  a PLP blog post. We started a new project recently and today I will be covering the first milestone of it so let’s get right to it. Intro: This new project is called […]

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The Great War Exhibit

Hello World, I am back again after completing yet another project. Its been a while due to the fact that I didn’t have a a PLP course last quarter but here I am. Anyway let’s talk about what this new project is about and what we PLP 9s have been doing. For starters, this project […]

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Case for a Nation!

Hello world! I am back after one and a half months and after the completion of another new project. However, this new project is not just any normal one, this was a ten milestone long project that had us create 5 different videos and spanned a month! The project I have spent 1 / 924th […]

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Rise of the Frankenstuffies!

Hello World! I have just finished my third project since entering PLP. Like the past two projects, this new project is related to the topic of “Revolutions” but rather than the previous driving question which was: “how do revolutions transform societies?”, our new driving question is “how do revolutions transform the world.” The project I […]

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Storm the Barricades Part One

Hello world! This week, we have started a new project called “Storm the Barricades.” In this project we analyzed and learnt about Crane Brinton’s theory of revolution and turned this idea into a metaphorical machine while creating a video about it. We also had to mod the machine after we learnt about the American revolution […]

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Running a Remake!

Hello world! This is my first conclusive post which is actually pretty cool. This past week, I worked on my first PLP project. Our task was to recreate a short horror movie called “Run” (click here to see the original) and to replicate it as closely as possible to the original. The project was split […]

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