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This page is for anything anyone finds that is supplementary to our learning and intriguing at the same. Thanks in advance for contributing!


Proficient and I Know It!


And remember you're awesome!

My fixation with the number 123...

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I've been waiting for this day.

iwastesomuchtime.com

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IB Memes

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Aww...

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We're actually working. :)

Relationship of Ireland and the U.K.

Some background information for Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal:
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Found A Test Prep Site

This sitehas test prep quizzes for AP tests, Psat, ACT, and SAT

Today in Class...

We listened to a Phone Call to the 14th Century.

Like Radiolab?

Radiolab
  • Dana
    When Dana Zzyym applied for their first passport back in 2014, they were handed a pretty straightforward application. Name, place of birth, photo ID -- the usual. But one question on the application stopped Dana in their tracks: male or female? Da...
  • Dutee
    In 2014, India’s Dutee Chand was a rising female track and field star, crushing national records. But then, that summer, something unexpected happened: she failed a gender test. And was banned from the sport. Before she knew it, Dutee was th...
  • X & Y
    A lot of us understand biological sex with a pretty fateful underpinning: if you’re born with XX chromosomes, you’re female; if you’re born with XY chromosomes, you’re male. But it turns out, our relationship to the opposit...
  • Fronads
    At 28 years old, Annie Dauer was living a full life. She had a job she loved as a highschool PE teacher, a big family who lived nearby, and a serious boyfriend. Then, cancer struck. Annie would come to find out she had Stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lympho...
  • The Primordial Journey
    At two weeks old, the human embryo has only just begun its months-long journey to become a baby. The embryo is tiny, still invisible to the naked eye. But inside it, an epic struggle plays out, as a nomadic band of cells marches toward a mysteriou...


How We Do Things Here


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What I found wasting time on Reddit - Willene Willene

Website Usage

There are people all over the world viewing this site:
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Are Smart People Ugly?

You might be surprised to find out the answer. Check it out here.

Lots of Bots

There are some cool "extras" on the WALL-E iTunes download I used in class. One of them is based on an animated storybook called Lots of Bots:
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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity




"Language as a Window into Human Nature" (RSA Animate of Steven Pinker talk)

I found this on Ms. Cohen's wiki and thought it was amusing yet beneficial.


Ragtime Mario

So in class today we talked about a guy who took video game songs that he had never heard and turned them into ragtime. Although this may not be the same guy that Ms. Cohen was talking about, he's still good!
It's the guy! - cohenli cohenli



Drugs, Sex and Coco Puffs

This book is by the same author who wrote Fail. The title is... enticing, haha.

THE THIN BLUE LINE

From The Thin Blue Line, articles about:Randell Adams-http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/us/26adams.html?_r=1David Harris' execution-http://www.txexecutions.org/reports/323.aspSam Kittrell-
http://therecordlive.com/article/Hometown_News/People_and_Places/County_Record_names_Sam_Kittrell_as_2008_Person_of_the_Year/36897
and Errol Morris-http://www.errolmorris.com/film/tbl.html

From Errol Morris's site:
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A good article from Northwestern Law on the aftermath of the film.An excerpt: "In 1988, during a three-day hearing on the motion before Dallas District Court Judge Larry Baraka, Harris recanted. 'Twelve years ago, I was a kid, you know, and I’m not a kid anymore, and I realize I’ve been responsible for a great injustice,' Harris told Baraka. 'And I felt like it’s my responsibility to step forward, to be a man, to admit my part in it. And that’s why I’m trying to correct an injustice.' "

FREAKONOMICS

So, if you really like Freakonomics, I found a Podcast supplementhttp://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=354668519
Here's the latest from the blog/radio show:

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"Fate is moving you toward your destiny"

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