How do we achieve justice?

Via email June 1:

Ms. Coates,

I saw this really interesting video today and after watching it, the first thing I thought of was our social injustice projects. One of the hardest parts for me in the project was trying to initiate a creative solution to spread awareness and get people to donate. Here is a really good idea and I thought it would be helpful to show next year’s class for them to brainstorm ideas.

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What influences my decisions?

Your visualisations of how family, action, culture, age, geography, beauty, time, religion and extrinsic motivation influences your values, ethics and decision making.

Why do we do this? To know ourselves, to acknowledge others beyond what we may assume is important or influential.

The Power of Speech

We spoke about effective speeches and presentations.  Here’s a fascinating look at Martin Luther King’s I have a dream…. speech

The Shape of Spectacular Speech: An Infographic Analysis of What Made MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Great

The Shape of Spectacular Speech: An Infographic Analysis of What Made MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Great

2014 Starting Again

For me, even when I was out of the school world, September was always when the clock reset (rather than typical markers of January or my birthday).  I’m excited to be back at school; I’m looking forward to what this year’s iteration of our classes and community will be.

I’m reclaiming a wordpress site I started in my first year at St George’s; you’ll see other sites on the Passé Composé page.

Welcome to 2014-2015, it’s good to see you.