As I move forwards in my high school career, a lot of thoughts cross my mind. Of course I’m excited to move forwards, but at the same time I’m nervous about the unknown, and nostalgic of my younger days. I probably sound funny saying that I’m nostalgic at 17 but some of my best memories […]Read more "Tpol 2020"
Macbeth. Possibly the most famous play by the most famous playwright. A masterful piece of art showcasing love, tragedy and human emotion. A play that has been adapted to film many times by many people, including PLP 11. In this post I will be detailing the creation process of our Macbeth movie including the bumps […]Read more "Macbeth (almost)"
Growth. Its what we aim for in PGP. Over the course of the entire year it’s something that we try to see by stepping back and reflecting on our projects, presentations and progress. Really seeing change all at one time has always been hard for me. I know I’ve improved over the year. I’ve learned […]Read more "Atomic Habits and Amazing Results"
This post contains controversial material on the Ku-Klux-Klan. Viewer discretion is advised What comes to mind when you hear the word “racism”? It could be Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement of the 60’s. Maybe you think about slavery and the American civil war. For me, it’s white hats and the Deep […]Read more "Pyramid of Power"
For the final milestone of our Atomic Habits section of PGP 11, we were tasked with looking deeper into the habits of a successful person, specifically one habit of a successful person that interests us the most. We were to choose from a wide range of articles at jamesclear.com. I naturally gravitated towards the […]Read more "Embarrassment and Creativity"
Recently in school (or out of school) students have had to adapt their learning because of the Covid-19 pandemic. We here in PLP are better situated for this turn of events but we have also had to shift our learning from the classroom to digital mediums. This means no in person classes, field schools or […]Read more "On Another Note…"
For this weeks TWIL I created a podcast that compares different cover ups throughout history to Macbeth’s murder plot and how he hides his fires. The entire podcast (including music, editing, producing) is done by me and I hope you enjoy listening! The goal of this podcast is to compare cover ups of different points […]Read more "A Controversial Crime"
Entertainment is something so commonplace today, it’s everywhere we look. Phones, TV and computers have access to so much media that an endless stream of entertainment is seconds away at any given moment. This wasn’t always the case. If we look back to 11th century Scotland using Macbeth as our reference, we can see one […]Read more "Ease of Entertainment | TWIL #2"
Once again, it’s the time of the year for Mpols or Midyear presentations of learning. In this blog post I’m going to be going over highlights of my school year so far and then later on switching my focus to the future with goals, improvements and questions I have in mind for my learning. The […]Read more "MPOL 2020"
As I move through high school, I learn about more and more recent history. In previous grades I studied ancient times such as old England and since then have moved all the way through to the 1950’s. For this post though, I’ll be doing a bit of a throwback by comparing a piece of the […]Read more "Mac(apitalism)beth"