Gerrymandering vs. the British system

Compare the gerrymandering to the British system where each constituency elects one MP by the first past the post system of election. — Write a brilliant blog post where you make sense of all of this! Gerrymandering refers to the practice of redefining state and district borders to “pack and crack” districts in favour to the political party drawing the […]

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Hidden Figures

The film Hidden Figures reveals the untold true story of a team of African-American women mathematicians, or “human computers” who helped the success of the Apollo Moon landings program in the 1960s. This is about three African-American women working in segregated NASA in 1961, 62 and 63.   After I have watched the trailer I have decided […]

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The global challenges of gender inequality

“Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender It arises from differences in socially constructed gender roles.”  Gender inequality remains a major barrier to human development. Through the Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over time, with a specific focus on the relative […]

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Study Abroad

One of the competency goals for todays lesson is t locate, elaborate on and discuss international educational options and employment option. In class today we wrote a CV. You can read it here: cv. Then we were told to look up places to study abroad. We had to pick one volunteer program and one school program in […]

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