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Leadership In the Classroom: Benefits and Drawback

May 1, 2012


As we approach the end of the year, my Age of Exploration class is currently working on a documentary on the revolutionary war for our final project of the year. When picking parts for the documentary, I decided to take on the job of Director of the “making of” video. The making of video is […]

A New Approach to Learning

January 16, 2012


We are now half way through the year in Age of Exploration and we have covered many topics and researched many interesting and important parts of history. For this project we were told we must write a bibliographic essay on an important person in the 1600’s. I was not yet familiar with the idea of […]

The Anabaptist’s Role in the Radical Reformation

November 17, 2011


Europe’s reformation is one of the defining events in religious history. This major event began in 1517 in Wittenberg, Saxony, when Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences to the door of the Castle Church, protesting the catholic church’s doctrine, which consisted of rituals and payments for sins. From […]

Technology’s Role In Learning

November 3, 2011


When I decided to take Age of Exploration this year, I was not quite sure what I was getting into. I knew it was a project based class, yet I was not sure how I would go about doing my work if there was not an assignment due daily. In two months I have learned […]

Halfway Through

November 2, 2011


This project was given a great amount of time to do proper research and find information about my topic. I didn’t know very much about the reformation when we first started this project, I only knew that the reformation had to do with religion and that Europe was trying to “reform” the church system. I […]