Silas’s Journey to Independence

And Everything It Takes Me to Get There

What Kind of Person Does it Take to Change the World?

Why does it take a crazy person to change the world? That is the driving question for our current humanities project: Cray Cray Yay Yay. This is a reasonably long project that involves a field study to Seattle. We would… Continue Reading →

Who Am I Going To Be?

Who am I? According to the About Me page I wrote in grade 8:  My name is Silas. This is the blog that I have created to showcase some of the work that I have done in my program PLP… Continue Reading →

My Plan For Success

My life hasn’t always been as organized as it can be. I procrastinate, miss deadliness, and forget about things. This leads me to an unorganized and unbalanced life. What can I do to fix this and become a better person?… Continue Reading →

The Importance of World War II

Why is it so important to learn about Canada’s involvement in World War II? This was the driving question for our most recent Humanities project, Save Juno Beach. Our goal was to answer this through the means of a formal… Continue Reading →

Seeking a Just Society Through Conversation

What is a just society? This is the question that we asked ourselves as part of our newest humanities project. The real question is, how do we figure this out? The concept of a just society changes from person to… Continue Reading →

My Grade 9 Year in Review (TPOL)

At the end of each year in PLP, we write a big blog post as a reflection on the year. It is called a Transitional Presentation of Learning or TPOL. I will use this post to reflect on my biggest… Continue Reading →

The Two Sides of War

War is glamorous and fun. It is a patriotic adventure for the bold. Or is it? For our final humanities project of PLP 9, we explored the contrasting narratives of war. The project was called Dulce et Decorum Est, which… Continue Reading →

Creating Canada

You only have a few thousand dollars left. Will you pay combat the spread of a deadly virus, or will you continue expanding the capital. All sorts of problems have risen. You a are at risk of losing the nation… Continue Reading →

Darwin

I had been sitting at my desk for hours, looking through evidence files, searching for a connection. If you asked me how long I have been working on this case for, I couldn’t tell you. Every day blends together. I… Continue Reading →

My Learning in 2023 (MPoL)

Halfway through each year in PLP, we complete a celebration of our learning called a Mid-Year Presentation of Learning (an MPoL). This is where we reflect on what we have learned over the course of the year. At the start… Continue Reading →

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