Blog Log #3 – Roll Away the Stone

Essay: https://thisibelieve.org/essay/16412/ Category: Humanism This essay interested me, specifically this category, because I am fascinated by the actions of human beings towards others, the reasoning behind it, and the thought process before an action. For this essay, I love the vocabulary that she used, such as “compels, eager, restoration, profound, sensible, necessity, and sufficient.” I really enjoy literature […]

Replacing You with I

Its revolutionary they said, or so we thought. It will do no harm, although that happens a lot.   Its never not been about having more than the rest, and so that’s what we do, we work without rest. Which gives us less time with those we love, so we will instead tap a button and […]

Blog Log #2 – Connecting with My Patients

Essay: https://thisibelieve.org/essay/6087/ Category: Goodness & Kindness Firstly, the category interested me because each day I strive to be good and to be kind to everyone I encounter. From personal experience I know how much small acts can mean and what a big difference they can make. This specific essay however, interested me as the author is […]

Inquiry Post #1 – The Friday Everything Changed – One Voice

Inquiry Post #1 Inquiry Question(s): Why do some people choose accept their fate (determinism) while others try to create their own will? How does the influence of others impact our own lives? How/why does our environment or where we come from define us? Original Text: The Friday Everything Changed Secondary source/s: Gandolf quote The Friday Everything Changed – One […]

Blog Log #1 – In God Alone

Essay: https://thisibelieve.org/essay/73372/ Category: Empathy and Compassion The environment that he is in is the main reason that he ends up dying. Because of the cold, the fact that he becomes wet and then freezes, is ultimately what ends up being his demise. If he were in a different environment, the cause of his death would have […]

Community Connections

For this project I chose to interview a close family friend, Christina Cameron. She is a grade 7 and 8 teacher at Citadel Middle School. Why are you passionate about your job? I am passionate about my job because I believe teachers can have an amazing impact on the lives of their students, not just […]

Grade 9 Midterm Interview

Looking back at your first semester, what are some things you enjoyed or/are proud of? Describe any meaningful experiences you’ve had. Some things that I am proud of from my first semester are some videos that we made for my Conversations 10 class. Especially the final project, the 10-12 minute TV show that we made. […]

Solution Fluency

DEFINE What is the challenge you’ve been given? The problem that our group had decided to address was the lack of electricity, and the inaccessibility that people have to electricity in certain countries. For example, Saul and his family. When skyping with Saul this previous time, we were a bit shocked to find out the […]