The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Ch. 1 1. HOW is it possible for corn to be in almost everything we eat? Give EXAMPLES of where corn is found. TV dinners, corn syrup in soft drinks and in the wax of apples. 2. If you were to look at the ingredients on a food label, would corn be LABELED as “corn”? … [Read more…]

The Economics of Happiness

I find it disturbing how globalization can affect the lives of people. It can have a negative affect on their jobs, their social lives and even their families. You always have to be up to date with the latest gadgets and clothes. Businesses like McDonald or GAP are the biggest cause of globalization. They tell … [Read more…]

April 7

So far: Mentor meeting was a success. Mr. Hermann introduced himself, discussed the issue. Mr. Hermann is on class trip this week so keep in touch with him via email. It is important that you let him know how your research is going and what sources you are using. Questions: 1. What is literacy? 2. … [Read more…]

Week One

Mentor: Martin Herrmann Meeting Date: Fri-3-Apr Meeting Time: From 11:30 to 12:05 Meeting Location: Room 116 2nd Floor What I achieved this week: What T-skills have I developed and used: What I need to do this week: Mentor Comment: It was great to get to know you this morning, and hear about your interest in … [Read more…]

Week One

In week one we came up with our topic, passion and issue, which we used to make questions to share with our mentors. And we with a school in Kiev in Ukraine, the school was called PSI, the students in PSI are already half way through exhibition, so we talked with them about exhibition, it … [Read more…]

Orchestra Reflection

This year I had a orchestra concert where I worked very hard on practicing every music class, I was very nervous because if I would play the wrong notes or the wrong song then everyone would know that it was me. But after the concert I felt happy that I didn’t mess the concert up!

Decision Making

When I was small my mom made the decisions for me like, what to eat, what to wear, when to sleep, where to go, what to do, etc.. But now I make my own decisions like, what to eat, what to wear, when to sleep, where to go, what to do, etc..

Reading Response For Spinder

I read this Dutch book called Spinder it is a book about a boy called Hidde. Hidde has a Insect collection in his basement that he once shared with his big brother called Jeppe, but Jeppe wants to kill all Insects in the basement and take-over the basement to keep for himself. So there is … [Read more…]

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Name: Rijk Now that you have done two reading responses, what do you think? Good, bad, or undecided? What makes you think this? I think that it was good how I explained it and how I expressed it. In what area is your reading responses the strongest? What area do you need to work on? … [Read more…]