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2021 Fall Showcase: Rhetoric & Writing Project (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / November 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 Fall Showcase: Rhetoric & Writing Project (VIDEO)

To many people, “rhetoric” is a dirty word, but to the RHE 306 students, it’s a flexible tool for persuasion. In this dual enrollment course created by the University of Texas at Austin, RHE 306 students have learned the fundamentals of argumentation: mapping the stakeholders and positions in a controversy that is important to Texans, taking a position…

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Learning Gets Real: 2021 Fall Student Showcase (VIDEO)

By Craig Doerksen / November 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Learning Gets Real: 2021 Fall Student Showcase (VIDEO)

Raise your hand if you enjoy doing things that have no meaning… Now a show of hands if you enjoy showing off something you are proud of? WATERLOO’S 2021 FALL STUDENT SHOWCASE We just wrapped up our first term of classes with a showcase of student learning. Students in each class presented and showed off…

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2021 Fall Showcase: Data Science Project (VIDEO)

By Waterloo School / November 9, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 Fall Showcase: Data Science Project (VIDEO)

Whether you’re creating it or using it, data surrounds our everyday lives. How can data be analyzed to tell a story? How can we use data to form a prediction or describe patterns? How can we make sure a data set is valid and does not display bias? Our data science students addressed these essential…

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2021 Spring Showcase

By Waterloo School / May 1, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 Spring Showcase

Roll out the red carpet! It’s showtime and all the Waterloo students are ready to show off the hard work they have done in their projects.  We are so grateful that we were able to have our first in-person student showcase since the Winter term of 2019-2020!  Follow each class’s link below you will find…

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2020 Fall Showcase

By Cory Bys / November 1, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 Fall Showcase

A few themes ran through our projects this fall: one of them is civic engagement—in the season of national challenge and heated elections, many classes looked at how we live, contribute, and engage the world around us for good. What does it mean to be a citizen? What does it mean to be an adult?…

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2020 Spring Showcase

By Cory Bys / May 1, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 Spring Showcase

THE WORLD IS ALWAYS OPEN FOR LEARNING—EVEN NOW What do we study during a historical pandemic? We look at the old questions, and find new relevance. Spring Term 2020 was like nothing we had planned even just two weeks before it began.  Yet the world is always open for learning, even now. There is a…

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