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  • Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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    As the pandemic known as COVID-19 or better known as the coronavirus has become widespread and caused a global pandemonium, students ranging from all ages have had to shift from traditional classes to online

    Which is a better alternative: Online School vs. Traditional School?

    As the pandemic known as COVID-19 or better known as the coronavirus has become widespread and caused a global pandemonium, students ranging from all ages have had to shift from traditional classes to online classes. They have been receiving...

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    • Hey Aria, nice article highlighting the benefits and downsides to online learning. It was interesting to see a bunch of these examples laid out in front of us. I especially liked when you talked about how we can either get up early to do our work, or we can sleep in and do it later, as I think this is something we can all relate to. Keep up the good work!

    • Hey Aria, I love this post. I like how you took what is happening with us and made it into something that is beneficial. Like you said, there are a lot of benefits to be able to do schooling online. It has many perks to it such as getting classwork done at our own time, not having to drive to school, and sleeping in. There are also a lot of bad things about schooling online. The biggest problem for me is not being able to interact with my friends everyday. I found an article about this that can help further your research if you choose to do so! https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article53087965.html This article talks about the importance of friendship and how spend a lot of time with them in school. It is hard not being able to interact with people.

    • Hey Aria, Your post really caught my attention because it the most interesting topic for me right now, especially with everything that has been going on. I completely agree with all the points you brought to online schooling, and traditional schooling. I also agree with the last point you made, it all comes down to the way the student learns better.

    • Hey Aria! I really loved reading your article! I especially liked how you pointed out the benefits and downsides of online schooling! I also like how in the beginning you described what was going on in our current world. I found another article discussing the pros and cons of online school for high schoolers. Hope you enjoy it! https://vittana.org/20-pros-and-cons-of-online-high-school

    • In the article, “Which is a better alternative: Online School vs. Traditional School?” I learned about the pros and cons that come with online school and which alternative can be better for certain students. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic schools and other major facilities have been forced to close down and people are encouraged to be sheltered in place. With this, students and teachers have switched over to home-based learning. Although home-based learning may be a better alternative for some students, not everyone is able to learn from home without guidance and help from teachers. Some students find it more difficult because they don’t have easy access to tutoring or physical representations of how to do their assignments.

      I believe that home based learning is not for everyone. As of March 17th my school has also switched over to home based learning and this makes it difficult for me to not only learn but also get my work done. I enjoyed going to school because I saw it as a way to take my mind off of things and learn. I was also able to ask questions and ask for help, although home based learning is not a terrible idea, and good for those who can’t attend school. Being a procrastinator, I also have a hard time managing my time and actually getting my assignments done and turned in. I also think that it’s overwhelming for students to receive a significant amount of work all at once.

      Which do you like best, home based learning or traditional school?

      • Dear April, 
        I am content with your response to “ Which is a better alternative: Online school vs. Traditional school” because I agree that there are pros and cons to these two alternatives. However online school could be a good option for certain students. 

        One sentence that stood out to me is “Although home-based learning may be a better alternative for some students, not everyone is able to learn from home without guidance and help from teachers.” I think this is true because I personally think that online schooling a good thing for me in a way but however its better having  traditional schooling. Online schooling is good for me because I’m very anti social so now that were online I’m anxiety free and stress free in a way. Although traditional schooling is better because you get to actually get help from your teachers in person than through online. 

        Thanks for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I find these topics interesting. What will bring me back is the topics that relate to me in a way or I could make connections with.

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    In the article regarding animal testing, I learned that animals don’t necessarily need to be tested as there are other ways to get human necessities-without doing so through means of testing. Not only is it d

    How is the government going to stop the production and ban the use of animal testing?

    In the article regarding animal testing, I learned that animals don’t necessarily need to be tested as there are other ways to get human necessities-without doing so through means of testing. Not only is it dangerous to innocent animals,...

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    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen-year-old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make

    Mission: Save Planet Earth with Greta Thunberg

    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen-year-old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make climate change occur...

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    • Dear Aria,
      I enjoyed reading what you had to say about Greta Thunberg and climate change through your post “Mission: Save Planet Earth with Greta Thunberg” because I got to understand more about why she is so concerned with climate change and how creating “Ecofeminism” can benefit more women trying to join this movement. One sentence that you wrote that stands out to me was ” Greta came to resent Trump because of his mocking comment in his Twitter bio: “She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. It’s so nice to see!” I think this is important for people to know because it shows how not seriously our government is taking climate change because it is real. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because this post was very informational and gave me a lot of insight regarding why Greta Thunberg is doing what she’s doing.
      April Zamora

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    In today’s day in age, electric cars are becoming more popular compared to gas cars. There are many different types of electric cars that are popular, especially amongst teens as they are becoming more aware that

    Which Is the Better Option: Electric Cars or Gas Cars?

    In today's day in age, electric cars are becoming more popular compared to gas cars. There are many different types of electric cars that are popular, especially amongst teens as they are becoming more aware that our planet and...

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    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen year old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make

    Mission: Save Planet Earth with Greta Thunberg

    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen year old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make climate...

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  • Aria wrote a new post

    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen year old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make

    Mission: Save Planet Earth with Greta Thunberg

    Greta Thunberg is a sixteen year old activist fighting for climate change. Recently, a few months ago, CNN released a video of her getting angry due to the fact that world leaders were not doing anything to make climate...

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    I believe it to be cruel for animals held in captivity in zoos because it limits their freedom to be themselves and live the lives in their wild and natural habitats. According to recent studies, keeping animals

    Why do zoos keep animals in captivity, when, in reality, they should be out and about in the wilderness?

    I believe it to be cruel for animals held in captivity in zoos because it limits their freedom to be themselves and live the lives in their wild and natural habitats. According to recent studies, keeping animals captive in...

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    • Hi Aria! I agree with you that the best scenario is that animals are out in the wild where they belong unfortunately, this is impossible for many species. Many animals do not have homes due to deforestation from humans. With the issue of climate change growing many animals such as polar bears are facing extinction in the wild and the only way they will be alive is through zoos. Zoos do a very good job of educating the public about all animals and the habitats in which they live. Zoos are home to a variety of animals and without zoos smaller reptiles would be completely extinct in their natural habitats. Thanks to zoos smaller, less represented, animals have a home and a second chance at life. If zoos weren’t around many people would not know that these smaller species exist and they would experience a “silent extinction.” I found this article on how zoos are helping animals in a multitude of ways I hope you enjoy it! https://time.com/4364671/zoos-improve-lives-of-animals/

  • Aria wrote a new post

    In the article regarding animal testing, I learned that animals don’t necessarily need to be tested as there are other ways to get human necessities-without doing so through means of testing. Not only is it d

    How is the government going to stop the production and ban the use of animal testing?

    In the article regarding animal testing, I learned that animals don’t necessarily need to be tested as there are other ways to get human necessities-without doing so through means of testing. Not only is it dangerous to innocent animals,...

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    • Aria, I agree with your statement and I believe that there should be better ways to provide test results without harming animals. We need to find a better alternative such as testing cells. Here is a link that provides further information: https://animal-testing.procon.org/ .

    • I really like this subject on animal cruelty and there are so many layers that can be talked about. I think your article is amazing but its missing certain layers. here a link( https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org ) that goes into more detail on the subject and also talks about other perspectives on animal cruelty. Which I think would really help you creatively to go deeper with this topic.

    • I really liked how you brought cost into the argument and how you stated that animal testing can cost as much as “a private school tuition.” I completely agree that it is wrong to test on animals. Do you think factual arguments or moral arguments are more effective in creating change? Here is an article that states the laws in place about animal testing https://aldf.org/article/federal-laws-and-agencies-involved-with-animal-testing/ this might be a good place to start to see where there needs to be change. I would love to know more about what laws are being created to protect animals from harmful testing.

    • I really love that you’re talking about such an important topic and I can tell you really took the time to research and care about the issue. Most animal experimentation is extremely unethical and not relevant to humans, more people should fight and advocate for animals rights.

    • I thought it was interesting how you wrote about a subject that really isn’t talked about. There are definitely other ways to conduct experiments without abusing animals. We have new and advanced technologies such as simulations that can conduct experiments more efficiently and will cause less harm. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/19453215/ . This is a short article that speaks about replacing animals and using simulations instead.

    • Aria, this is such an important topic in this day and age. It is also a very topic to talk about, only because there are two very different and defiant sides to the topic. It’s hard to find a source that is unbiased. If you’re having trouble doing so, I would just suggest using two different sources on both ends of the spectrum. For example, this article https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/why-we-do-it/alternatives-animal-testing could help! This post reminds me of all the advertisements for cruelty-free testing since it’s very informative. Do you think there’s something citizens who are interested and eager on this subject can do to help? I’d love to learn about citizen-driven movements against animal cruelty!

    • Hi Aria, I really like your theme. Animal experiments are certainly inevitable at the current stage of scientific development and need to be used in large quantities, but as technology develops, it must be banned, which is also inevitable. If we stop the animal experiment, who will stop the real killer? Such as smallpox, rubella. This link may be can help you a bit (https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/timeline-cosmetics-testing-animals), thanks!
      !

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