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Nov

The Centinal Podcast Episode 8: October in a Nutshell

In this episode of The Centinal, BJ and Leon talk about the Student of the Week Jimmy Fitzgerald, Halloween, seasonal drinks, new game releases, and college apps. Read more »

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Nov

The Reason Behind CPM

This article was written with Chieli Maldonado.

The State of Illinois had recently adopted a new curriculum for all schools to enforce in their math and sciences classes. College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM), is a middle and high school math program that integrates basic skills and topics and helps you grasp an understanding on new problem solving concepts. These classes are Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Mathematical Analysis. This curriculum  uses many teaching tools, lectures, discussions, and activities called “Math Labs”. This is to help the students use problem solving skills which will then help the teacher summarize lessons based on the students’ needs in the subject. Read more »

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Nov

Illinois Football: Is It Really “Scheel’s House”?

With the Illinois football season a little more than halfway done, now is a good time to reflect on the season thus far and figure out what the team is doing right and what they need to improve on as the season moves forward. Read more »