Category Archives: Motivational/Inspirational

Shane Koyczan: To This Day … for the bullied and beautiful

This is a really great talk/performance that’s worth watching. Not about history though. It’s from a website called, TED, that you should be familiar with. There are many many talks given by people on many many different topics. This one … Continue reading

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John Green Commencement Speech

Many 7th graders have read at least one book by John Green, author of The Fault in our Stars, Paper Towns, Looking for Alaska, among other books. He recently gave a commencement (graduation) speech at Butler University that I thought was pretty … Continue reading

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This I Believe

This is a link to the This I Believe website, the one I’ve been playing essays off of in our advisory this past week. You can see the featured articles or search for them by topic or name. Listen to … Continue reading

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Do schools kill creativity?

This is an interesting lecture I show to my 11th grade Theory of Knowledge class.  It is really interesting and thought provoking.  You might not understand all of his jokes but you should understand his main points. It’s only about … Continue reading

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