U.S. History

Grade: 99.43% I was excited when U.S. History came up in my list of required credits this year through my school, Clonlara School. History to me is something that we're a part of right now - an unfolding story where I actually play a role. So when I set out to master the topic with... Continue Reading →

Dummy or Not… History’s HOT!

            When I began this year’s United States history course, I felt weighed down by the curriculum’s cumbersome strings of facts and dates, seemingly endless readings, and required memorizations of statistics, dates, and names that I knew I’d likely forget within a year or two. But guess what – history doesn’t have to be portrayed... Continue Reading →

World History 1A and 1B

Grades: World History A: 98%; World History B: 100% For World History A and B, I used the Compass Learning curriculum that was available through my online school for freshman year, Christa McAuliffe School of Arts and Sciences (CMASAS). This curriculum is entirely online with quizzes and tests that challenge a student's mastery of the... Continue Reading →

Right is a four-letter word

When I was two years old, I had a pretty good idea of the difference between right and wrong. Actually, looking back, I probably had a better idea of it then than I do now; as we get older, I’m discovering we are expected to blur the lines between right and wrong to suit ourselves... Continue Reading →

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