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What I’ve Learned so Far…

What I’ve Learned so Far…

The learning I’ve done so far at What’s the Story is so much different than anything I’ve ever done before....

Blog Post #7 – Dear Daughter… First Overnight Reflection

Blog Post #7 – Dear Daughter… First Overnight Reflection

This was a very exciting retreat. It was so much fun to get to know everyone better, and I learned...

#6 Seeking Common Ground

#6 Seeking Common Ground

Blog Post #6 – Seeking Common Ground

Blog Post #6 – Seeking Common Ground

I was able to fit most topics into a main category, however most of the categories are very broad and...

Post #5 – Being Aware

Post #5 – Being Aware

I decided to dig deeper into the awareness aspect of mental health issues and depression. I explained how there are...

#5 – My second brain map

#5 – My second brain map

I decided to change my topic this week to incarceration.

#4 Mental Health Mind Map

#4 Mental Health Mind Map

—— This is a mind map about about mental health issues. The branches are social pressures, body image, awareness, depression,...

#3- The Development of Satire

To dig deeper into my topic, I interviewed three people about their views on political satire: my dad, my older...

A World Full of Opportunities- #3

This week I focused on gathering information from my peers. In order to further my knowledge of climate change and...

Blog Post #3 – Import People in my Life’s Ideas

Blog Post #3 – Import People in my Life’s Ideas

I decided that mental health issues and depression, especially among teens and young adults, was a topic I definitely wanted...

#2 Dress for the sexist

#2 Dress for the sexist

Over the summer at camp a big problem that our girls camp faced when visiting the boys was our appearance....

#2- The Effect of Political Satire on Politics and Youth

As a teenager, some political satire engages me and makes me want to do something. Popular shows like SNL and...

#2 How Can We Change Someone’s Life?

#2 How Can We Change Someone’s Life?

One thing that really gets under my skin is when people aren’t kind to themselves – when people talk poorly...

#7: Growth

I joined What’s the Story expecting to learn how to tell a story. Looking back, I learned so much more....

#5 A Recipe for Innovation

Part 1 “We follow those who lead, not because we have to but because we want to” I don’t like...

#5: How Change Can Stick

1: “There are leaders and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or authority, but those who lead...

#5 Digging Deeper

Part l In the Ted Talk “How Great Leaders Inspire Change” by Simon Sinek, the quote “People don’t buy what...

#5: Difficult conversations

The part of Simon Sinek’s TEDTalk that interested me the most was what he said about leaders versus those who...

#4 Josie’s Mind Map

#2: Changing my Perspetive

For around half a year now, I have been interested in animal cruelty. I started to become more aware of...

#2 A Wide Range of Views

I am fortunate to have several educators in my family who have experienced different types of grading systems. The conversations...

Final Post: Change Is Possible

Self-Direction I already knew my topic since I was continuing it and I used the same emotional and statistical points...

Final Blog Post

I know I have become a more self-directed learner because I have taken initiative and responsibility. One of the moments...

Reflecting on What I Learned; Expectedly and Unexpectedly

Expected learning   The main attraction I had towards joining the What’s the Story? program was the promise of learning...

From Wide-Eyed to Change Maker – My Journey Through What’s the Story?

Part 1: Self-Direction: In order to create change in What’s the Story?, you need to take responsibility. You need to prioritize,...

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