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so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

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Math Art with Functions!

The link to my rendition of Mike Wazowski doing the sine function dance: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/cxicbkswjz     For this project, I decided to choose Mike Wazowski. I drew inspiration from childhood movie characters and thought Mike would be a fun challenge. I… Continue Reading →

Romeo and Juliet Act II: Critical Response

Question 1 The turbulence of infatuation characterizes the relationships of many young people in their first encounters with love. In William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, two star-crossed lovers from rival families fall madly in love and decided to get married,… Continue Reading →

Zip Final Post

What is your inquiry question? What initially drew you to this question? Did your question stay the same, or did it change over time? Why? My inquiry question is “what makes an effective blog post?” Initially, I was drawn to this question… Continue Reading →

Zip 3 DoL

Take a moment to reflect on your inquiry plan. Do you need to make any revisions to your original plan? If so, why? After several blocks of in-class time, I’ve realized that blogging is less research-intensive than I thought. The… Continue Reading →

Zip 2 – January 9th and 10th

Record a journal entry of how you used one of our in-class focus blocks What did you accomplish during this time? What did you struggle with? What might be your next step in your nex focus block? Set a goal…. Continue Reading →

Zip 1 – January 7th and 8th

Provide a copy/image of your research notes. What concepts in your learning do you now feel you have a solid grasp on? Which ones might be useful to other students in their learning? A lot of websites I encountered were for… Continue Reading →

ZIP Proposal

What elements create an effective blog? https://voyageval.travel.blog/ I began blogging during the summer as a personal journal, but scrapped all my posts, seemingly frustrated with my writing, the images I put, and the messy aesthetic of my site. For Zip,… Continue Reading →

Style Analysis

In Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea, she employs the use of foreshadowing and imagery to expertly convey the novel’s plot while establishing a mythical, fantasy-esque tone. Le Guin sets the tone of the book by beginning the story with a preamble… Continue Reading →

Wizard of Earthsea Questions

I agree with the statement “the wisest person is the person who admits he knows nothing.” Ironically, the wisest people in our world downplay their knowledge. Acknowledging the limitations of your own knowledge is simultaneously understanding the complex, endless scope of the… Continue Reading →

wise nugs

These are three wise nuggets I gained from speaking with Adrian Myers, a corporate lawyer. To fully enjoy an occupation, you must accept that it will have both enjoyable and unenjoyable moments. When you want to achieve an ambitious goal,… Continue Reading →

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