When Eli Niepoky thinks back on her life she recalls her interesting childhood with her quirky dad and her unorthodox path. Her Mom was a teacher and her Dad was a physicist. Both being rather odd, this gave her a curious childhood. Niepoky often tells about the embarrassing things they would do like telling her […]Read more "Profile: Eli Niepoky"
Nursery Rhyme Brief: Original Sequence of Events: Cat and Fiddle Cow jumping over the moon Little dog laughing Dish Running away with a spoon New Sequence of Events: Cat and fiddle Cow leaping over the moon Dish runs away with spoon Little dog laughing It is the fall of 1765 in New York, New York […]Read more "Nursery Rhyme Brief: Hey Diddle Diddle"
6/10 on quiz Article Summary: Wintry Blast in Greece Imperils Refugees in Crowded Camps Refugees in Greece were hit with arctic conditions coming as far south as the Mediterranean last week. The refugees are stranded in perilous conditions up there in the cold in overcrowded camps. The ice and snow up there are “unbearable” according […]Read more "New York Times News Quiz"
Secret History of Nursery Rhymes Nursery Rhymes and Their Origins NAME OF RHYME: Hey Diddle Diddle HISTORICAL TIME/DATE: The first known date of the publication of the Hey Diddle Diddle Rhyme is 1765. HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Its historical significance is that the term “Hey Diddle Diddle” was used in many of Shakespeare works. […]Read more "Nursery Rhyme Research:"
“What was it like to be pregnant with me in jail?” How long do babies stay on Rikers Island? Whats it like growing up on Rikers Island? Whats it like being a mom in jail? Opiate addiction Section of jail for moms and their kids What are the conditions like at the jail for the […]Read more "Story Corps Story Ideas"
Question 10: Article Summary Dylan Roofs Trial Article by WSJ This article is about Dylan S. Roof the murderer from the killing spree he went on at an African-American church in 2015 in Charleston South Carolina. The article speaks about his trial and all of the witnesses called to the stand and their heart ripping […]Read more "Current Events Quiz"
Link: http://www.wsj.com/articles/most-students-dont-know-when-news-is-fake-stanford-study-finds-1479752576 What I can do: I can make sure first that before I take any news to make sure the source is trustworthy. I can make an effort to cross check news. I can look for signs that the news source is fake like whether the pictures have sources and where they got their […]Read more "Reaction to WSJ Article on Fake News"