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Compromise in the Constitutional Convention Project

June 7, 2013

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Over the course of this project, I learned a lot about what happened during the Constitutional Convention, and what compromises were made to come up with the Constitution that we know today. One of the main compromises that was made (evident by its name) was called “The Great Compromise” (also known as the “Connecticut Compromise”), […]

Play to Your Strengths

November 8, 2012

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We recently finished our first major project in Age of Ex. Our assignment was to research a certain aspect of the Renaissance and create a presentation, giving an overview of the topic and answering the essential question: “How can research on one person, event, trend, or characteristic of the world during the European Renaissance help […]

First Impressions

October 2, 2012

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I had absolutely no idea what to expect when I signed up for the Age of Exploration course. I like doing multi-media projects, so a major factor in my choice was definitely that I’d heard the course was project-based, but other than that I didn’t have a clue what this course would actually be like. […]