JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op.66A-3.Panorama" by Tchaikovsky; "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt; "Beautiful Day" by U2]
In emails and comments to the blog, several of you noticed that there is an aesthetic to learning illustrated in last night's resources. To summarize your observations: questioning and exploring is a beautiful, powerful experience. What makes it that way? If you commented last night, extend your remarks and consider how this might bear on today's conversation. If you haven't yet considered the idea, now is a beautiful moment to start.
2. Socratic seminar (punctuated by Shakespeare/Henry V)
1. Summarize your discussion notes and post to your blog, along with the following paragraphs:
1a. Paragraph #1: How can these concepts enhance your learning as you arrive at a moment when grades no longer matter?
1b. Paragraph #2: How can these concepts enhance your ability to master content for the AP exam and other hurdles you have yet to leap?
1c. How can you use these concepts to collaborate with and inspire others, to improve the information exchange and overall value of your learning network?