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Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug. 19th, 2017 This week's work for online reading group

Vocabulary building :

This week's vocabulary tests for freshmen unit 13

Practice till you think you master at least 80% of the words.

Choose definition, vocabulary sentences, synonyms or antonyms
but you don't need to do them all.
Send me your results through g-mail.

Interesting articles for this week for you to gain background knowledge.

Short Story : The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst

The 5-Hour Rule  from CNBC

How and Why We Read from John Green

Giving thanks can make you happier from Harvard Health Publications

Seeker series : 

Young ballet dancer 

Adult beginner violinist -- 2 years progress video 

Planet Earth II trailer

Planet Earth II continues

Grammar notes/links : 

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf : 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9 to 14

How Books Can Open Your Mind from TED Talk

Read Books, Live Longer ? from the New York Times

What is your take on that ? Write on the comment. 

Swarm Intelligence : "The Gathering Swarms" from Family (video) 

Cool Jobs : Paid to Dream  Science News for Students

Top 10 Jobs Titles Barely Existed Years Ago #infographic 

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not be What You Expect  from Fast Company

Student Science 

The Little Prince  The Children's Classic Novella
Voted Best Book of the 20th Century in France

Try Something New for 30 Days Matt Cutts from TED talk  

You Can Learn Anything from Khan Academy

It's happening NOW : The Future of Learning 

Good reads 

The learning network form the NY Times 

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes from Forbes

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught at School, But Usually Aren't 
from Lifehacker

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug. 12th, 2017 This week's work for online reading group

Vocabulary building :

This week's vocabulary tests for freshmen unit 12

Practice till you think you master at least 80% of the words.

Choose definition, vocabulary sentences, synonyms or antonyms
but you don't need to do them all.
Send me your results through g-mail.

Interesting articles for this week for you to gain background knowledge.

Short stories :
The Necklace 

Audio : Where the Flame Trees Bloom  -- Mathematics 

Interesting articles from MIT technology review

The 5-Hour Rule  from CNBC

How and Why We Read from John Green

Giving thanks can make you happier from Harvard Health Publications

Seeker series : 

Young ballet dancer 

Adult beginner violinist -- 2 years progress video 

Planet Earth II trailer

Planet Earth II continues

Grammar notes/links : 

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf : 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9 to 14

How Books Can Open Your Mind from TED Talk

Read Books, Live Longer ? from the New York Times

What is your take on that ? Write on the comment. 

Swarm Intelligence : "The Gathering Swarms" from Family (video) 

Cool Jobs : Paid to Dream  Science News for Students

Top 10 Jobs Titles Barely Existed Years Ago #infographic 

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not be What You Expect  from Fast Company

Student Science 

The Little Prince  The Children's Classic Novella
Voted Best Book of the 20th Century in France

Try Something New for 30 Days Matt Cutts from TED talk  

You Can Learn Anything from Khan Academy

It's happening NOW : The Future of Learning 

Good reads 

The learning network form the NY Times 

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes from Forbes

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught at School, But Usually Aren't 
from Lifehacker

Monday, August 7, 2017

Aug. 5th, 2017 This week's work for online reading group

Vocabulary building :

This week's vocabulary tests for freshmen unit 11

Practice till you think you master at least 80% of the words.

Choose definition, vocabulary sentences, synonyms or antonyms
but you don't need to do them all.

PSAT sample test 1 tips : 

actual test 

Episode 1 

Episode 2 

Episode 3 

Interesting articles for this week for you to gain background knowledge.

The Progressive Era : Crash Course US History #27 



Short stories  : Read one every week and e-mail me what you choose to read and some thoughts.

The Cultural Differences between East and West, according to one artist from Quartz

The 5-Hour Rule  from CNBC

How and Why We Read from John Green

Giving thanks can make you happier from Harvard Health Publications

Seeker series : 

Young ballet dancer 

Adult beginner violinist -- 2 years progress video 

Planet Earth II trailer

Planet Earth II continues

Grammar notes/links : 

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf : 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9 to 14

How Books Can Open Your Mind from TED Talk

Read Books, Live Longer ? from the New York Times

What is your take on that ? Write on the comment. 

Swarm Intelligence : "The Gathering Swarms" from Family (video) 

Cool Jobs : Paid to Dream  Science News for Students

Top 10 Jobs Titles Barely Existed Years Ago #infographic 

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not be What You Expect  from Fast Company

Student Science 

The Little Prince  The Children's Classic Novella
Voted Best Book of the 20th Century in France

Try Something New for 30 Days Matt Cutts from TED talk  

You Can Learn Anything from Khan Academy

It's happening NOW : The Future of Learning 

Good reads 

The learning network form the NY Times 

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes from Forbes

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught at School, But Usually Aren't 
from Lifehacker

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