The question I have chosen to answer in this blog post is: “Related to your learning evidence, what have you done to make retrieving information easier or more effective in class?” To be honest, the answer is pretty simple: Bring a laptop and a book. Having a laptop with me is great because I can […]

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My question for this blog post is: “What is a specific source of information that you have found valuable in answering your inquiry question? How has it proved valuable? Explain.” One source of information I’ve been using a lot recently is Home from the Vinyl Café, a compilation of short stories by Stuart McLean. It contains examples […]

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For this blog post, I have chosen to “Provide a copy/image of [my] research notes”, and to ask: “What concepts in [my] learning do [I] now feel [I] have a solid grasp on?”, and “Which ones might be useful to other students in their learning?” First, I’d like to mention that since this is an […]

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My question is: “In what ways might humour be a benefit or a detriment to a short story?” It connects to the big idea “Creative writers take risks and persevere”, and to the curricular competencies “Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways”, “Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging […]

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  Gleick, James. Genius The Life and Science of Richard Feynman. Open Road Media, 2014. I referred to this book a lot when creating my first (unused) speech draft. It also gave me insights into the wants and fears (especially the fears) that Feynman didn’t show to others, even in his books. It also provided a starting […]

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Well, Eminent is finally over. For me, it’s over for good, which is kind of bittersweet. I don’t have to do all the agonizing work leading up to the event ever again, but on the other hand, I don’t get to present my findings at the Night of the Notables ever again, which has always […]

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