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Critical Thinking in an IB Context: Hormones

Critical Thinking in an IB Context: Hormones

Critical thinking on a Long Answer Question is a key skill that often separates the 7s from the 6s and the 6s from the 5s! Use this focused learning helper to refine and practice your skills: Hormones Focused Learning Helper

Investigating Issues of the American Constitution

Investigating Issues of the American Constitution

The American Constitution and Bill of Rights were simultaneously explicit and yet remained vague. This has created subsequent “issues” in regard to legislating and litigating what our rights as Americans can and should be. Your task is to investigate some of these issues by listening 

Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

The right to protest is protected by the Constitution in amedments later added collectively called, “The Bill of Rights” These were proposed by James Madison and added in order to ensure protection of certain inalienable rights. Use the learning helper linked below to understand the 

Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

In order to augment and develop your content knowledge you are required to enter a super special amazing rap/songwriting contest! For details regarding this contest click the entry link here: Neuro Rap Some Resources to help you in finding your lyrical flow: *Dopamine, Motivation & Drug 

Mathematics Debate: Structuring an argument around knowledge questions

Mathematics Debate: Structuring an argument around knowledge questions

In order to refine your skills at analyzing and articulating a response to a knowledge question (essay skills!) we’re going to have a collaborative “debate” presentation. Click on the learning experience description linked HERE for details!

The Curious Hole In My Head: the need for nuance in understanding localization of function

The Curious Hole In My Head: the need for nuance in understanding localization of function

Read the article in the Times linked here and think about the implications this case study has for traditional understanding of localization of brain function as well as the profound plasticity of our brain!

What is Just?

What is Just?

In order to contemplate, analyze and answer many of our essential and guiding questions, we need to understand concepts of justice. After all, the goal of a government SHOULD be to create a “just” society. But the problem of course is that not everyone agrees 

Exam TIME! Stuff you should know

Exam TIME! Stuff you should know

It’s final exam time! That means you need to engage in the annual rite of passage: Cramming. I’m joking of course! We don’t NEED to cram because we learned everything conceptually and therefore have totality of comprehension. But just in case, I’ve created this “study 

A 500 Word Research Paper

A 500 Word Research Paper

Research papers are generally thought of as a long laborious tome. This need not be the case! Just as Saunders and Salinger could slay em with a few words, we too are going to demonstrate the power of brevity! Make a copy of the learning 

OPCVL Peer Feedback Experience

OPCVL Peer Feedback Experience

Providing peer feedback is one of the most effective and efficient ways to learn! Use the document linked HERE to guide you through providing your classmate with feedback regarding their most recent OPCVL document analysis activity