The most important get-to-know-you/first-date/ are-we-gonna-be-friends question is always, so what kind of music do you listen to? Music is one of the most easily accessible, interactive, and universal art form in the world. Not to mention, if you wanna seem like a loser there’s no easier way than to be musically uneducated.
Did you hear that Will and Spencer are wearing the same tux to prom? I can’t believe it! Will got his first and Spencer won’t return his. The nerve!
The concept of Digital Portfolios isn’t inherently bad, but making them required for students is not helpful. Digital Portfolios (or DPs) are a way for students to be able to to save and preserve their work online to be able to reflect on their accomplishments and look back on how they’ve grown and developed over the years they’ve spent at high school.
Project based learning is a teaching method that IACS has fully embodied, evident in every class regardless of subject. Many members of the community will agree that project based learning is greatly beneficial to understanding the material presented, but are projects always the most purposeful way for students to indicate their understanding of the class material?
“Does everyone remember what the homework is?” asks History Teacher Leanne Barnes, causing Sophomore Alexis Wright to acknowledge the teacher speaking for the first time during the period. She quickly hides her phone, which was constantly reminding her of her situation at hand. Lexi had been in a back and forth match of harsh words and arguments between her friend and herself. Even as she understands her lack of participation in the class she still inches her way back to her phone, desperately trying to see how her so called friend is defending herself now. What she doesn’t realize is that the Barnes saw Wright on her phone all class and that despite her protests to the contrary, she even though Wright said she did, actually has did not learned understand a thing about the Storming of the Bastille. Besides, this Barnes knows something is up. Continue reading It’s More Than an Annoyance
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For endersession, would you rather be with friends, spend the least amount of money, or just have fun no matter the cost or crowd?
IACS’s recent decision to disable the notifications for the X2 mobile app was due to the “number of electronic distractions that our students deal with throughout the day.” I believe that the notifications from the X2 actually decreases electronic distractions.