Month: <span>May 2007</span>

05.25.07

Core 1: How does Mr. Wilkoff learn? The Final Official Blog Post for Discovery: How do you learn best? What are your expectations for your 9th grade English teacher? The Typewriter Yearbook. Take a look at some of the parting blessings. Core 2: How does Mr. Wilkoff learn? The Final …

05.24.07

Core 1: Work on End of the Year Reflections Core 2: What would you like your legacy to be at Cresthill? Continue End of the Year Reflections with new questions and continuing conversations. Core 3: My apology. Introduce and work on End of the Year Reflections. Core 4: Work on …

05.23.07

Core 1: Finish watching Animal Farm. Questions for analysis: Why did the director change the ending so drastically? Why did the director choose Jesse as the narrator? What has been gained or lost by transferring this book to visual form? How is this story more “American?” than the original? Does …

05.22.07

Core 1: Watch Animal Farm and look for how the animals’ acceptance of napoleon’s leadership changes from novel to movie. Discuss your Utopia with Mr. Wilkoff. Core 2: Continue discussion of how advertising stereotypes influence your beliefs. Watch The Persuaders and discuss just how much like advertising a movement can …

05.21.07

Core 1: Discuss the “locking” of the wiki. Watch Animal Farm and look for the similarities and differences between the movie and book. Discuss your Utopia with Mr. Wilkoff. Core 2: Discuss the “locking” of the wiki Watch “The Merchants of Cool” and look for the ways that your -Ism …

05.18.07

Cores 1-4:  Work toward presentation quality of your wiki projects (revise, edit, fix). Encourage others with discussion, debate, and help. Update the progress page.

05.16.07

Core 1: What is the most interesting part of a Utopia¬† that you saw yesterday in your “trading session?” Work on your Utopia projects (Only Two In Class Days Left!) Core 2: What was the most compelling discussion that you were a part of yesterday? Work on your -Ism (Only …

05.15.07

Cores 1-4: What are Digital Ex-Patriots? Discussion Trading on Wikis: Pick a partner to discuss your wiki project with and ask them to ask you one thoughtful question about your ideas that no one else has asked so far (you may do this in person or on the discussion page). …