My Collaborative Learning Environment
Coined in the 1970's as a humourous look at software development projects, the following phases of a project represent perhaps a cautionary tale of all major projects, regardless of nature:
View the short film, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAxbcvZWKHM
Review the notes on Technology in World War I
Answer the following questions:
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
The following are images of slides used in the CULTURE powerpoint, intended for those without PowerPoint or other means of reading the files.
CBC Production: Ordeal by Fire, Part 1
Left off 1st class - 29m 12s
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Pertinent course information, etc.
Celebrated annually on Februaqry 14, the Feast of St. Valentine, or St. Valentine's Day, was established in honour of a saint of the Roman Catholic Church named Valentius. The history tells that Valentius, a 3rd-Century Roman, used to marry soldiers, who were in those days forbidden to marry.
The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.
Sites and resources discussing Aboriginal North American creation stories and myths, cultural traditions, economic history etc.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
At the YCMHS cafeteria
Course review dates - Week of Jan. 22.
Extra review and halp is available by chance or by appointment.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
I found this neat logo on the Internet. Interesting.
1517 - Contact; 1519 - Cortez, who subsequently destroys the Aztec empire, and founds Mexico City
c. 13th - 14th century - Aztec - become dominant force throughout Central America, effectively eliminating Mayan culture
The links below point to several sources of historical Canadian data on a wide variety of themes.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
Try this for fun and practice making vector graphics on your IPads or Android device!
Read the first chapter of the unit (pp. 140-148) and make note of information that stands out for you.
In a written short essay, complete an answer for questions 2 and 4 on page 149. Completed answers should be 3 or 4 paragraphs long, and address several relevant ideas.