Humanities

school of athens

Talking Like Socrates

By Hiu To / April 8, 2019
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For the first Forbidden Books Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can I become a gadfly?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Socrates believed that the…

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This I Believe

By Hiu To / March 4, 2019
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For the first unit in Who Am I?, students investigated the guiding question: What is my truth? What do I believe? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: This I…

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Speech Writer for a Day

By Hiu To / October 15, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Rhetoric, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How will you apply rhetorical techniques in order to convince others? Here’s the scenario students were…

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Creation Stories

By Hiu To / October 12, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Stories, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How do you visualize stories of creation? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: In collaboration…

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Gender Equality Across the Globe

By Hiu To / October 29, 2015
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For the second MDGs & You Action Project, GCE Freshman students investigated the following guiding question: How does gender equality compare in different countries? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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School of Athens – A Forbidden Books Online Installation

By Hiu To / March 22, 2015
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For the first Forbidden Books Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can I become a gadfly?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Socrates believed that the…

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policy

Resolutions- A Policy Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 12, 2014
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For the Policy Course, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we contextualize the need for a policy? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The city’s aldermen…

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drama

Shakespearean Sonnets- A Drama Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Drama Course, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How would you give advice as a sonnet? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater started…

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food for thought

The Life of Food- A Food for Thought Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Food For Thought Course, GCE Freshmen investigated the following guiding question: What is the history of food, from center of origin to your table?  Here’s the scenario students…

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I Believe

This I Believe – a “Who Am I” Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the first Who Am I? Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: What is my truth? What do I believe? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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School of Athens – a Forbidden Books Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 2, 2014
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For the first Forbidden Books Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can I become a gadfly?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Socrates believed that the…

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The Meanings of Life – a Journalism Online Installation

By admin / February 1, 2014
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For the first Journalism Action Project, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: What’s the meaning of life… in 1000 words & 1 photo? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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Protesting Censorship – An Equality Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 24, 2013
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For the third Equality Action Project, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: How do people approach censorship?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The Museum of Contemporary Arts…

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Creation Stories – A Stories Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 23, 2013
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For the second Stories Action Project, GCE Sophomore students investigated the following guiding question: How do you visualize stories of creation?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Creation lies…

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“I Have a Dream” Speeches – an Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 19, 2013
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For the second Argument Action Project, GCE Juniors students investigated the following guiding question: What is the most persuasive way to share your dreams? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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