Sunday, April 7, 2019

History Day Reflection, 2019

After reviewing your judges' form(s) about your project for National History Day,  
complete the following reflection in paragraph form on your blogs.  

1.  Briefly describe your project, both your topic and the category.   

2.  Do you agree with what the judges said about your project?  Why or why not?

3.  What is the most interesting thing you learned about your topic during your research?  Describe.

4.  What was the hardest part of this project, and why?

5.  How did you improve as a learner or as a student during the process of this project?  Explain.

6.  How could you improve your project?  Explain.

7.  What are you most proud of when it comes to the whole experience of this project?  Explain.

8.  If you have any genuine suggestions about how to improve this project or how to make this project more meaningful to future students, please include them at the end.

If you did a website, please include the link to your project.

Please post and then comment on the posts of others in your class.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

ISASP Practice Test Link

Here is the link for the practice test we'll be doing in class: http://iowa.pearsonaccessnext.com/test-prep/reading/

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Stock Market Game

7th grade GOAL students:

Create a Google Doc for your Stock Market Game team.  Share it with each member and with Mrs. Edlin.  Make a list of stocks of interest.  Look for companies and parent companies of products you already know, use, buy, value, and respect.  Compare their prices and their histories.  Explore all the outside links on The Stock Market Game site, and use the other resources below.  We'll start trading next week!

More Resource Links for The Stock Market Game:
http://money.cnn.com/data/us_markets/
http://www.marketwatch.com/
http://markets.wsj.com/
http://eoddata.com/symbols.aspx

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Stock Market Introductions

Give yourself some background knowledge in the Stock Market.  Watch the following videos, and jot down any questions they lead you to have.
This Warren Buffett video is a long one... you won't have time to see it all, but it's great stuff to think about if you want to watch the rest on your own sometime...



Monday, February 25, 2019

Independent Project Reflections

Now that you're done presenting your projects, write a blog post sharing and reflecting on your experience.  Include the following:

  • Embed your project into your blog post.  If you did a poster or a model, take a picture of it and insert that picture into your post.
  • Briefly describe your project, both your topic and the format in which you presented. 
  • What was the best/your favorite part about your project?  Explain. 
  • What was the hardest part of this project, and why?
  • How did you improve as a learner or as a student during the process of this project?  Explain.
  • If you could do the whole thing over again, what would you change and/or improve?  Why?
  • If you have any genuine suggestions about how to improve this project or how to make this project more meaningful to future students, please include them at the end.

When you finish, you may visit any link under Idleness Prevention Society at the left-hand side of this blog.  You may also go to any of the coding or logic links provided (look at previous posts for links).

Monday, February 11, 2019

Character Analysis Help

8th grade students:

If you need some help with analyzing characters for your Venn Diagrams, consult these sites:

https://essayclick.net/blog/character-analysis

https://www.aresearchguide.com/write-character-analysis.html


Wednesday, January 30, 2019