Hey Class, Let’s TWEET!

When we’re in a traditional classroom setting, no one really thinks of using social media to be conducive to school work. Social media is usually banned in classrooms, and technology is not as used as it should be. When you think of class discussions, no one ever thinks of tweeting, right? Our English teacher discovered […]

Remix the Innovation!

Recently, in my AP English 4 class, my teacher showed us a really interesting video by Kirby Ferguson called “Everything is a Remix” (part 1 – 5).  In this video, Ferguson uses a number of examples to point our the parallels between movies, songs, and behaviors that just point out that everything society creates is […]

To Apply or Not to Apply?

As the final deadlines for private school college applications rapidly approaches, I find myself relating to the indecisiveness and inclinations to contemplate as Hamlet demonstrated in one of Shakespeare’s most notable tragedies. Although I already have a list of schools I know that I’m definitely applying to, there are a couple on the list I […]

College Ready? Combating College Level Writing Prompts

        Recently, my AP Literature class finished reading Hamlet, Shakespeare’s most known tragedy. Shakespeare’s writing is always on a deeper level than the modern novels you would see today, as it engages your brain in comprehending Old-English, full of flourishes and embellishments, as well as the culture and society of a different time period. […]

DIY Tutorials Project

We have finally begun our innovation project for our English class! Many of my blog posts over the last few months have been dealing with the ideas of innovation, motivation, and getting started, and all of these ideas have finally come together as we have officially started (and gotten the motivation) to embark on our […]

I did it!

One of the best feelings in life that a person can experience is that of achievement and accomplishment. After long periods of procrastination, hard work, and complaining, you can finally look back and say, “I did it.” It’s a feeling of release, of happiness, of solace, all combined into  one beautiful emotion. Finishing my college […]

My Innovation Project’s Poison

For my innovation project, I am creating an Etsy shop!  Since last year I did a more community service based project, I thought it’d be neat to do something for me this year.  I’ve always been really interested in craft-making, so I think this will be the perfect opportunity for me to experiment and stimulate […]