core competencies – English 12

I chose the social responsibility core competency because of my focus on race and mental health throughout this class and in my final project. I have the ability to recognize the way that society treats individuals differently based on their social status. Things like recognizing privilege, accepting those who are struggling, and lending a helping […]

Lit Circles – Night

Discussions 1-3 Literary Luminary:  Page 7, where Moishe is trying to warn the Jews of their grim fate at the hands of the Nazis. I chose this passage because it shows how harshly we judge people based on their social status. No one listened to Moishe’s warnings because he was looked upon as strange by […]

a place at the table- response

What is your personal reaction to this movie? Did you have any preexisting ideas about food insecurity? Were you surprised by some of the information that was presented? Why or why not? My personal reaction to this movie was shock. Though I knew that food insecurity was an issue among the poor in the United […]

caffeine mythbusters

Caffeine can counteract the effects of alcohol (i.e. sober someone up) Drinking caffeinated beverages to try and sober up will not have the effects you desire. Caffeine is a stimulant, meaning it makes you feel awake and alert. Mixing it with alcohol will not sober you up, it will make you think you’re […]