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  • Okemos, Michigan, U.S
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    Admitting that I created a Stereotype

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  • I agree that women are not treated as equals to men in the world and it has been a large issue for a very long time. I like how you ended with a question because it has a lasting effect on readers! Great job with integrating statistics throughout your post as well. Nice job with the post!

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    Biases have always been present in our society. Although most people know about the existence of biases, not many are aware of how much of an impact they have on our society. Biases are present in almost all parts

    How Do Biases Affect our Society?

    Biases have always been present in our society. Although most people know about the existence of biases, not many are aware of how much of an impact they have on our society. Biases are present in almost all parts...

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  • Hi Sejal! Great job with your info-graphic! I like how you really went in depth and had explanations for the different uses and issues regarding stem cell research. I can tell you put a lot of work into it. I’m proud of you!

  • I like how clean and bright your info-graphic looks! Nice job on making sure to give examples and further explanation on the the three main ideas!

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    Stereotypes and biases have always been a difficult subject to approach and it’s not typically one that people delve into. However, in order to stop the negative effects of stereotypes from happening, we

    Accepting Difficult Emotions Surrounding Race Annotations

    Stereotypes and biases have always been a difficult subject to approach and it's not typically one that people delve into. However, in order to stop the negative effects of stereotypes from happening, we eventually have to discuss and maybe...

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    Lauren commented on the post, The Use of Force

    Hi Abinaov!
    It is sad to think about the number of child abuse events that has taken place during this time period. Although society knew it was wrong, they just didn’t know what steps to take to prevent it from happening! Nice job!

  • Hi Abinaov!
    Great post! I agree with you that Ms. Watson unintentionally normalized slavery. I believe that the journey that Jim and Huck embarked on truly gave a chance for them to connect and see each other not as society saw them. If you think about it, this novel is truly a work of art. It flawlessly brings attention to the issues during that…Read More

  • Hi Sejal!
    Great post! I love how you pulled in that direct quote and embedded it so flawlessly into your argument. Your view that Mark Twain was not racist is one that many people would agree on, including me! The part where you discuss that Twain gave Jim characteristics that he wouldn’t have if he’s racist, is solid evidence. Nice job!

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    Lauren commented on the post, Taking Risks

    Hi Emily!
    Great post! While reading your post, I could truly see that you were really passionate about gymnastics. It’s great to see how much a sport has changed your life and what positive effects it has caused. Risk-taking is definitely that a lot of people struggle with, including myself! I think it’s just the major fear of “something could go…Read More

  • Hi Sejal!
    Wonderful post! I totally agree that laughter is the best medicine! I’m a person that tends to stress about the smallest things so whenever finals approach or when there’s a big test, my anxieties increase significantly. However, whenever I’m stressed I can always look to my dad to cheer me up. He just always knows what to say to make me happier!

  • Hi Ben!
    Great post! I agree with your opinion that Huck is still growing up and doesn’t really lead well yet. It is every obvious in the story that he considers Tom as his role model and I think he does everything that Tom asks because he isn’t used to having someone in charge to look up to. However, there are also moments in the story where Huck…Read More

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    Hi Maggie,
    Great post! I totally agree with you that more people should be informed about statistics about Capital punishment before creating views on it. It took a lot guts to address such a controversial subject and I think you did a great job with trying to include both sides of the argument! Nice job!

  • Hi Mary,
    I totally agree on your views on how deforestation is a major issue in the world. I actually wrote about taking better care of the environment for the Letters to the next President project! I think you did a great job in bringing in key pieces of evidence to support your stance and I also think you did an amazing job with explaining how…Read More

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    There is not one adult in this world who has not created a stereotype about someone throughout their life.

    According to this article, the definition of a stereotype is “a cognitive shortcut–that is, it allows y

    Stereotypes vs. Biases

    There is not one adult in this world who has not created a stereotype about someone throughout their life. According to this article, the definition of a stereotype is “a cognitive shortcut--that is, it allows your brain to make a...

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    Freedom

    In the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Jim and Huck are characters who both try to escape the pressure of society by leaving the town they live in and going off to find a new

    Huckleberry Finn Discussion

    Freedom In the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Jim and Huck are characters who both try to escape the pressure of society by leaving the town they live in and going off to find a new...

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    Entry 2:
    Chapters 6-8
    P. 37 “Well, I warn’t long making him understand I warn’t dead. I was ever o glad to see Jim. I warn’t lonesome now. I told him I warn’t afraid of him telling the people where I was. I ta

    Huckleberry Finn Dialectic Journal

    Entry 2: Chapters 6-8 P. 37 “Well, I warn’t long making him understand I warn’t dead. I was ever o glad to see Jim. I warn’t lonesome now. I told him I warn’t afraid of him telling the people where I...

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    In some point in their life, every student has received a grade that they are not satisfied with. I knew that it was inevitable that the same would happen to me, but I didn’t realize that it would teach me such a

    Looking Past the Surface

    In some point in their life, every student has received a grade that they are not satisfied with. I knew that it was inevitable that the same would happen to me, but I didn’t realize that it would teach...

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    • Lauren,

      Great job on this piece, it really spoke to me. I think everyone can relate to your story somehow. Stereotypes are becoming too prevalent in society, especially in high school. Students need more things to boost their confidence, not degrade it. Trying to fit a certain stereotype is the opposite of what high schoolers should be doing.

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    I believe that the the four corners discussion led by Abdullah, Grant, and I was a success! I think the idea of having these discussions was really ingenious because it allowed students to share their thoughts on

    Four Corners Reflection

    I believe that the the four corners discussion led by Abdullah, Grant, and I was a success! I think the idea of having these discussions was really ingenious because it allowed students to share their thoughts on the book...

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  • Hi Onyu!
    You’re story is actually one I relate to. I moved here from korea at age 3, so I don’t know a lot about the korean education system, but my dad always tells me how many more opportunities there are here. He said that it is so much more competitive in korea! I’m just so grateful to be able to go to school here too! I hope you continue to…Read More

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    Lauren commented on the post, Save the Oceans

    Hi Mary! I agree fully heartedly! I also made a L2P about environmental issues and I agree on everything you’re saying.

  • Hi Minnie! I can tell that you are very passionate about our earth. I love how you focused on a specific source that is being depleted on our earth and did not just say that our earth was in danger. I think you did an excellent job using evidence to support your reasoning and it looked like you put a lot of work into your post. Nice work!

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    There are countless issues that the next president has to deal with. So many that I actually pity the president! Although I can discuss all these various issues, I would like to focus on one that will make a

    Issue for the future?

      There are countless issues that the next president has to deal with. So many that I actually pity the president! Although I can discuss all these various issues, I would like to focus on one that will make a...

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    • Hey Lauren! I agree, we were pretty lucky that our previous president cared as much as he did about the environment, but even that isn’t enough if the next president ignores it. There do need to be lasting efforts towards its preservation, since it’s an issue that effects all of us.

    • I agree with your stance this has to be an issue that everyone cares about. Our enviroment isn’t something that can be solved in four years but will take a long period of time.

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