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Pieces of Wisdom from a Community Leader

Although I was unable to speak with someone from the organization I am currently volunteering for, I did have the pleasure of speaking with Mei, a children’s ministry pastor at my local church. She has spent a lot of time… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on My In-Depth Experience Thus Far

According to de Bono in his book How to Have a Beautiful Mind, “Concepts are the parents of practical ideas” (107). They “capture the main ‘essence’ but may not cover all aspects” (118). When defining concepts, it is generally most… Continue Reading →

The Six Coloured Hats

“The metaphor of six coloured hats – white, red, black, yellow, green, and blue – is used to align the thinkers or members of the discussion so that they are all looking the same direction at any one time. […]… Continue Reading →

The Unheard Secrets of Ants

Have you ever wondered how ants communicate with one another? Or how information passes on from one generation to the next in a colony?   I give some insight into the lives of ants, and how they might not be… Continue Reading →

Biology Infographic: Seahorse Reproduction

To conclude the biology unit, I researched the reproduction of seahorses to delve deeper into the lives of these fascinating organisms. After gathering information, I shared my knowledge by creating an infographic featuring visual components such as sourced images taken… Continue Reading →

Short Stories Mind Map: Soaring

In the first semester, I demonstrated my learning and understanding of literature by creating a mind map that shows my comprehension of the short story Soaring by Tim Waggoner. In this project, I analyzed key components of a story,  such… Continue Reading →

Eminent: Beatrix Potter

In order to bring light to influential figures who positively impacted our world, we were tasked with highlighting their accomplishments through a blog post, speech, learning center, and annotated bibliography. From October 11 to November 25, we conducted research from… Continue Reading →

PTI Presentation: Education for First Nations

After reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, a novel that openly explores topics that are generally frowned upon, I completed a presentation with three of my peers to examine the steps school systems have taken to serve… Continue Reading →

The Critical Position Held by the Mentee

“A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.” – Shawn Hitchcock   It’s hard to believe how far I’ve come with the help of my mentor, Sharon. I believe that this progress… Continue Reading →

The Role of Mentorship in My Journey

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey   In the past few weeks, my personal aspirations for in-depth have prompted me to allocate more and more time into making progress on… Continue Reading →

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