16 hours ago Have you ever wondered what you could accomplish if you could master the ins and outs of how your brain works? Question 1 - What would you do if you mastered every aspect of your brain? Well, today is your lucky day... We have already learned that your brain is made to re-build itself so that it can accomplish the tasks it needs to. READ MORE
4 days ago The human brain is created to respond to three things: 1) To be challenged 2) To grow 3) To become more efficient What the brain wants MOST in the world is to work better and faster, but HOW does it accomplish this? Here's how... I want you to picture three houses in a row and two people standing in front of the three houses. (See the attached image.) If you were person 1, how many different houses could you travel to? This is question 1 for the Blog. READ MORE
6 days ago Yesterday, we talked about budgeting, running a household, salaries, and many of the items you will be responsible for at some point in the future. Some examples include a mortgage, utilities, a car payment, credit card (if you have one), and luxury items. But today we will discuss the reality of what happens when something bad happens in the economy and how its effects on YOU. So let's get to it... Imagine that all of the 7th graders live in a town called Watistuya. READ MORE
May 13, 2013 Ok, before we begin our notes, we need to do three things: 1) Pick what state you would like to live in and city if you know it. 2) Find out how much your type of house sells for in that state and city. 3) Select the job that will most likely provide you with that house and find out what the salary of that job is in that state.
May 12, 2013 Since I have been so focused on our Land documentaries, I accidentally skipped over our economics unit that I am supposed to cover, so we will finish out the year covering VERY important topics that will affect each and every one of you. For instance, getting a job, budgeting, buying a car, and running a household. READ MORE
May 8, 2013 In a couple of weeks, you will be leaving 7th grade and embarking on a new adventure. And although you won't be my student anymore, I wish to share some things with you that I want you to always remember. First, I want you to remember that you will never succeed at anything if you don't try. Trying something is the first and scariest step but it is also the MOST important step. Never be afraid to try something that you are bad at. You can get better if you do. READ MORE
May 4, 2013 Today in my groups, we are starting to string together the videos and images to put on the screen during their show. One suggestion that I heard from Mrs. Mueth's room is to make a Keynote which could possibly include all images, videos, and green screen clips. Do you think this would work well for Friday, in your opinion, using a Keynote? Why or why not?
May 1, 2013 For the past 160 days, I have had a daily blog, each of which were personally written by me. Some have been about history. Others have been about making documentaries. And even others have been about crazy off the wall topics just for fun. It is fair to say that my poor little brain hurts. Today's blog centers around blah blah blah blah. It is a really important topic to me, because blah blah blah blah blah and because it reminds me of blah blah blah blah blah. READ MORE
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