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Potential Snow Day Assignments

January 16, 2018

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The weather tonight looks like it’s primed for ice with a nice layer of snow over the top of it, so there’s a possibility that we may not have school tomorrow. Factor in the fact that temperatures aren’t supposed to get above freezing on Wednesday and we may not have school Thursday either. I don’t […]

Calendar Updates

January 9, 2018

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Please double check the Class Calendars page for updated due dates and pacing for AP World History and AP Psychology. Unfortunately, thanks to yesterday’s day off, the scheduling for unit exams now falls after the February and spring breaks – it was scheduled for the day before. I’ve done my best to put a padding […]

AP World History: The Tao of Pooh Essay Assignment

January 5, 2018

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If you’d like to get a jump on some AP World History work, here is the essay prompt for the Tao of Pooh. It is due on January 19th. The book is a quick read (an hour and a half, tops); it’s also adorable. How do we apply Taoism today? Is it possible? If so, how? […]

Note Taking Procedures for APWH

January 2, 2018

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As you know, you are required to do chapter notes for each chapter in the Stearns book. Note organization is a personal thing, and I’m not going to check to see if you’re following Cornell style notes 100%. If you need to make tweaks to the format, please do. However, if you have not had […]

Why Does History Matter?

January 2, 2018

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No one would ever ever dare question the importance for studying history, right? Seriously, though, if you’ve ever wondered why you’re in this class – why world history is important – this is a good breakdown for you.

Tips For Studying That Work

December 30, 2017

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I am a terrible person to ask about study skills, as I never really have had any. Dr. Henry Roediger III of Washington University is a good person to ask about study skills, seeing as how he is a professor of psychology at one of the best schools in the nation. Please check out his seven […]

King Charles II’s Family Circle

August 28, 2017

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Inbreeding is not a good thing, especially when you’re trying to maintain a bloodline of people competent enough to govern an empire. Seriously, the condition of having a severe underbite is called having a Hapsburg Jaw, after the family. Inbreeding made it so terrible that by Charles’ time, he had problems talking, chewing, and he […]