11.09.07

Core 1:

  1. Discuss-on: Why would something be worth debating?
    • Throw out ideas for debate.
  2. A 30-minute-expert blogging session on global censorship:
  3. Extension:
    • Post your findings to your blog in the correct format.

Core 2:

Hierarchies

  1. Discuss-on: Why do we establish hierarchies?
  2. Choose two steps in one of your school hierarchy and display them visually (using http://www.morguefile.com or http://www.everystockphoto.com) in Smart Notebook. Then answer the question in my example: How can we change the hierarchies that exist at Cresthill.
  3. Post to your blog using your Academy of Discovery Docs.
    • If you don’t know how to do that, please follow this tutorial.

Core 3:

  1. Discuss-on: How does your outlook upon love affect your ability to love?
  2. Choose one of your metaphors for love (yours or Portia and Bassanio’s) and display it visually (using http://www.morguefile.com or http://www.everystockphoto.com) in Smart Notebook. State your metaphor in a poetic way and explain from the point of view of one of the participants (you or a character of the play).
  3. Post to your blog using your Academy of Discovery Docs.
    • If you don’t know how to do that, please follow this tutorial.

Core 4:

  1. If you are “finished” or “stuck” in your essay writing:
    • Get a couple of people to read it and comment.
    • Comment on other students’ essays.
    • Look for revisions to make your piece more persuasive
    • Edit using one of the following checklists if you like:
    • For added flavor, record your essay as a podcast (on garageband with music if you like).
  2. If and when you finish working on your essay, you can start/continue your Academy Authentic work.

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